How do I download now
afraiett at bigpond.net.au
Tue Dec 23 23:31:05 UTC 2003
If you boot to DOS, you can use ExTENDER
Chris Johns wrote:
> Chris Sparks wrote:
>> I would like to use my Disk On Chip to load my RTEMS application or
>> even use it for my loader.
>> Since I am using the PC 686 BSP I would like to know more of how the
>> BIOS knows where to go to boot from. From what I am reading it looks
>> like it will go to the MBR of the disk or floppy being use. My setup
>> doesn't have any floppies, HD, or network boots.
> > All I have is a 16 MB Disk On Chip and a Compact Flash card.
>> Any help is appreciated.
> I used some DOC devices a few years ago. I think it maps code into a
> real mode region like a network boot ROM does and this aids the
> booting. I am not sure if it did the loading or emulated a floppy disk
> type device. It just worked. I was using FreeBSD and Linux.
> I think the devices came with a FAT format and you could boot DOS if
> you loaded it onto the device. If you can get this to work I seem to
> remember meantion of a way to load RTEMS from a DOS command line prompt.
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