Booting from DOC2000 with GRUB loader

Jasmine Strong jasmine at
Thu May 2 13:39:10 EDT 2002

On Thursday, May 2, 2002, at 11:56 AM, John Sutton wrote:

> Nearly there ;-)...

Indeed so :-)

> So I've got a 16Kb erase size.  What now?  If I hack the source so that 
> it
> just falls through this test and proceeds to malloc(meminfo.erasesize * 
> 5)
> am I heading for big trouble or success?

I *think* it works.

> Once I've gotten past this little gotcha, how do I go about using the
> erase util to erase the piece between the end of the grub and the start 
> of
> the nftl partition?

Why not just erase the entire thing, then do doc_loadbios to put the 
grub firmware into it, and then nftl_format?  Then you'd be sure it was 
clean and empty.

That's how I did it, anyway.


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