Advice on good disk bootloader

Dag Nygren dag at
Thu Jan 25 20:23:51 EST 2001


I have ported Linux to a PPC VME board here and
am using PMON as the startup monitor.
So far I have booted through TFTP with goo success
but now I would need to start the system from disk.

The monitor can load a raw disksegment, starting
from a certain address with a certain length as an ELF-file
and run it.

Is there good advice on which diskformat to use (fdisk ?)
and on a good first stage bootloader that then would
understand the ext2fs ?


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