Beginner with DoC
george at itvd.sel.sony.com
Tue Dec 14 13:04:05 EST 1999
> So, what nodes am I supposed to make?
I ran MAKEDEV in the util directory (it creates a lot of nodes).
> insmod mtd -- cool
> insmod doc2000 -- cool
Now you should be able to mount /dev/nftla1 provided it has a filesystem
You can run fdisk on /dev/nftla to create partitions, etc.
Look at /dev/mtd0 (I captured it with dd) and you can see the start of
the firmware bios extension (0x55aa).
> I get a compile error for the various utilities.
I also had trouble building the utils. It goes wrong with
../include/linux/mtd/mtd.h:6: parse error
My kernel sources are in /usr/src/linux and I think this is where the
Makefile expects them.
> Eventually I want to be able to boot off of the DoC, but for now,
> I'll settle for making the kernel modules work.
Same here. Now I'm doing what some others on this list have suggested
and using syslinux to boot the kernel with an initial ramdisk.
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