Linux installation on DOC / problems / I need your help
cmateo at indra.es
Fri Dec 13 11:50:02 EST 2002
The second problem you described (UnitSizeFactor != 1) was solved some time
ago. Try the latest CVS code.
I have used it with DFORMAT and grub as bootloader and it works.
El Vie 13 Dic 2002 12:12, Alejandro O. Gonzalez escribió:
> I rebuild the kernel. Then I made this
> 1- run the driver
> #modprobe doc2000
> #modprobe docprobe
> 2- format the memory
> #nftl_format /dev/mtd0 0 16777216
> 3- run nftl
> #modprobe nftl
> 4- make a partition
> #fdisk /dev/nftla
> I make two partition first DOS, and second Linux.
> 5- make filesystem
> #mkfs.msdos /dev/nftla1
> #mke2fs /dev/nftla2
> 6-Install syslinux
> #syslinux /dev/nftla1
> 7-configure boot and reboot
> I don´t know if this procedure is correct, but when reboot the bios not
> found a valid boot device.
> When I format all memory with nftl_format command I delete the TrueFFS bios
> of MSYS. This is Ok ?
> I try then to overwrite the TrueFFS bios driver
> DFORMAT /WIN:E000 /S:DOC512.EXB /NOFORMAT /FIRST
> but display an error, can´t write the bios.
> I do so that the bios recognize the DOC like a valid device of boot.
> I try also to format with MSYS utility, then create a 2MB of DOS partition.
> Boot with linux and format the last 14 MB of memory with
> nftl_format. But when startup nftl driver says "we don´t support
> UnitSizeFactor!=1" and it is not possible to work with a nftl partition.
> I will appreciate any commentary, thank you for your time.
> Alejandro Gonzalez
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