Netwinder boot process
jim at OnJapan.net
Sun May 29 22:17:44 EDT 2005
Where can I find documentation about the NetWinder boot process? I
would like to TFTP an Inferno kernel to the NetWinder and boot it.
I'm TFTPing something, but not actually running it... since I assume
it doesn't look enough like the "kernel" format it is expecting. I
see messages on the serial port about "data seg reloc to", "bss seg
reloc to", and "Assuming A.OUT kernel. It then copies data to
0xC000... and I'm guessing jumps there.
Are there still documents online somewhere that explain the boot
sequence? Can I boot a non-Linux kernel more easily by breaking into
the boot process earlier and using the "Debug" mode? (Is it
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