DoC + GRUB booting problem
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Apr 14 05:33:52 EDT 2003
On Sat, 2003-04-12 at 02:30, Russ Dill wrote:
> > The bootloader is definitely the M-Sys BIOS extension. My
> > impression is that for DoC 2000s, the BIOS extension is in a ROM that can't
> > be changed. I am still trying to verify that, but if its true, I have to
> > deal with it. If it can be changed, like in a DoC Millenium, I could be in
> > business.
> its not a ROM, its the first page of the DOC. Grub changes it over to
> looking like a network boot rom (as apposed to looking like a hard disk)
In the DiskOnChip Millennium you're correct -- it's loaded into RAM from
the first page of the flash at reset time.
In the DiskOnChip 2000, you have a very small amount of ROM which pulls
in a second-stage loader from the flash.
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