two problems while booting on pc386 : help please

Angelo Fraietta afraiett at
Thu Mar 4 18:11:45 UTC 2004

I use eXtender to boot my pc386 target
Download it from

Boot your pc into Dos and run rtems by typing
x <your app name>

And it will boot. No need for a grub floppy.

sashti srinivasan wrote:

>Hello All
>     I compiled rtems for i386 target and pc386 bsp. 
>I followed the HOWTO manual and made a boot floppy.  I
>could boot with hello.exe successfully.  But I get two
>other problems.
>(1)  I am able boot with tm01.exe, but it prints the
>*************Timing Test 1 starts**************
>Raw Handler connexion failed.
>(2)  I wrote a program and tried to boot with this. 
>Grub reported the following error
>          :Loading below 1MB not supported.
>HOWTO manual says that we have to change RELOCADDR in
>$(prefix)/make/custom/pc386.cfg.  Earlier it was
>0x00100000, I changed it to 0x00200000 and recompiled
>my program.  Still the same error continues.
>    Please help me in getting away with these
>With Regards
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