Any UK DiskOnChip Retailers?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at
Mon Sep 9 15:18:00 CEST 2002

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Steve M. Gehlbach wrote:
> But CF is probably better if you need lots of size, although I have also
> been thinking about using a raw partition on the hard disk.  Has anyone
> tried this?  The idea is to put vmlinux.bin.gz in hda1 (raw, using dd),
> which is say, 10MB.  You know where hda1 is, just one cylinder over from the
> start.  Then the ext2 fs is in hda2, which is the rest of the disk.  The ide
> routines in linuxbios work fine for this, although the partition table
> skip-over is hardcoded and needs to be made a variable.
> Anyone done this already or have comments?

yep, I've done it, it works fine.

And key is Eric's code which will hunt the elf header down ...


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