[Barrelfish-users] How to Patch grub-0.97 to load 64 bit Barrelfish image!!
kornilios.kourtis at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Nov 28 13:41:23 CET 2013
On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 06:29:23AM -0800, jiban sarma wrote:
> Hi Kornilios,
> I think I am little bit confused with the grub and the elver pre boot
> loader.Can you please give me an insight of how grub and elver worked together
> to load the barrelfish image. I almost have the same menu.lst configuration as
> you have shared.
> Okay, I am just planning to do the below, just let me know whether I am in the
> right direction or not:
> 1) Create a 64 bit barrelfish image by using make install INSTALL_PREFIX=/
> 2) Copy the barrelfish binary in my tftp/pxe server.
> 3) Build grub-0.97 to support network booting for my broadcom ethernet card.
> 4 )and copy the "pxegrub" binary in my pxe server.
> 5) Write a "menu.lst" file based on my configuration.
> Does grub will read the elver entry from the menu.lst file and then elver
> eventually take the control of the whole boot process?
Grub will also need to fetch the other modules mentioned in menu.lst via
tftp, but I don't see a reason why the process you are describing above
should not work. Maybe I'm missing something...
It might be helpful to check your tftp logs and see what files are
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