Write support

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue May 23 13:56:30 EDT 2000

phiggins at transzap.com said:
>  I wish I could still do this...unfortunately, I took my chances
> already and used doc_loadbios to write the grub firmware onto the DoC,
> and now it won't boot on my system which has a floppy (the only way
> I've able to get DOS to boot),

Strange. What does it do instead? What firmware did you load with 

> but I can still get it to boot Linux with PXE (netboot). 
> Would something like:

> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/mtd0

> accomplish the same thing?

You don't need to set all bits to zero, and it may confuse the M-Systems 
drivers - they start at one when erased.

Stick a loop into mtd/util/erase.c if you want it to erase a whole device.


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