boot linux from an ide

Steve Kimball stephen.kimball at
Wed Oct 27 13:25:00 CEST 2004

On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 10:48, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Gin wrote:
> > I have a board with intel E7501 and Xeon CPU. We want to boot the linux
> > kernel from the IDE drive(we don't need the compressed linux kernel
> > part). What should I change in the config file to make it do that?
> use FILO or ETherboot, or (best) enable FILO in etherboot, and you can 
> boot kernel from ext2 partitions.
> ron

To use FILO or Etherboot you change the payload.
So you need to change the 
file to point to the FILO or Etherboot payload 
and make linuxbios.rom.


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