Using ADLO with Linuxbios

Deepak Kotian dkotian3 at
Mon Apr 28 13:58:01 CEST 2003

Good information.

Can someone please stick out the config file content over here for the
following situation,

Case 1:
1.  When LinuxBIOS in flash ROM and image is on compact flash without hdc1.

Case 2:
2. Any sample config file which uses ADLO payload with LinuxBIOS on


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Gehlbach" <steve at>
To: "Shubhangi Jadhav" <shubhangi.jadhav at>
Cc: "ron minnich" <rminnich at>; "Eric W. Biederman"
<ebiederman at>; "Deepak Kotian" <dkotian3 at>; "Adam Agnew"
<agnew at>; "bendany" <bendany at>;
<Linuxbios at>
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: Using ADLO with Linuxbios

> Shubhangi Jadhav wrote:
> > I give the following options in my config file
> >
> > option BOOT_IDE=1
> > option IDE_BOOT_DRIVE=2
> > option ONE_TRACK=32
> > commandline root=/dev/hda2 console=ttyS0,115200 console=tty0
> > option USE_ELF_BOOT=1
> >
> > Is this correct if I want Linuxbios to directly boot the elfimage?
> > However when I try to build linuxbios using these options I get an
> > file linux.bin not found. Now why does it look for this file.
> > Do I need to specify some payload in the config file. what payload is
> >
> I believe you will see this error if you do not set "linux
> /usr/src/linux" or where ever your linux kernel source tree is.  Put
> this in, and I think this error will go away.
> But I should mention that I have never gotten this to boot with
> USE_ELF_BOOT=1, though I am told it should.  It has only worked for me
> using vmlinux.gin.gz, ie, direct loading a non-elf image.
> -Steve
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