[LinuxBIOS] FILO and USB: Out of heap space

Al Boldi a1426z at gawab.com
Fri Jul 6 23:28:31 CEST 2007

Corey Osgood wrote:
> FILO is giving me the error below when using autoboot and attempting to
> boot from a usb drive. I think this might be due to this board having 4
> USB controllers, but I'm not really sure. The board in question is the
> CN700/VT8237R board, booting the factory BIOS and then booting FILO
> through grub. USB is enabled in the BIOS, EHCI is disabled, and all USB
> controllers are enabled (there's no option to disable some, it's all or
> none). BTW, Peter's FILO IDE speedup patch works great on this board!
> This error occurs with a fresh checkout as well. I'm hoping someone with
> more USB knowledge than me (which doesn't take much) can tell what's
> wrong here.

Check your config according to http://www.linuxbios.org/index.php/Etherboot

The following flags in src/arch/i386/Config are critical for a normal bios:
#filo is for some reason dependent on serial; will hang otherwise
#don't uncomment this one; will slow down display on fast machines (P4)



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