grub help needed

Karel Gardas kgardas at
Thu Jan 19 12:30:49 UTC 2006

On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Joel Sherrill wrote:

> Karel Gardas wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at> wrote:
>>> What do I need to do to get grub on this FAT
>>> HD image?
>> And do you need it really? If your purpose is to use it in Qemu, then you 
>> can freely use your already created floppy with hdd image:
>> qemy -fda <floppy> -hda <hdd>
>> you just need to edit your grubmenu file on floppy to automatically boot 
>> from hdd -- something like:
>> kernel=(hd0)/hello.exe
> This doesn't quite do it.  There are these messages:
> =============================================
> ata0 master: QEMU HARDISK ATA-2 Hard-Disk (5 MBytes)
> ata0  slave: Unknown device
> ...

True, you probably need partition created on the disc. I have 27MB disc 
RTEMS image here which works well for me. Shall I upload it somewhere 
bziped for you? It means 5MB of download...

Karel Gardas                  kgardas at
ObjectSecurity Ltd. 

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