[U-Boot-Users] Booting Linux from hard drive

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Jun 17 22:25:27 CEST 2003

In message <OF13DB0DD7.D2575659-ON85256D48.005CCB97-85256D48.005D3D8E at sita.aero> you wrote:
> I think I understand the solution.  But I'm not sure.
> Are you saying.  Create a partition which is not formatted with a file
> system and whose sole purpose is to contain a kernel image.  Then, modify
> the diskboot
> command to read the contents of that partition into memory and execute.


Alternatively, fix the existing FAT  fs  support  so  that  it  works
independently from a specific boot device (floppy).

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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