[coreboot] qemu error message: "Unrecognized partitioning scheme"

David Edrich dsedrich at violin-memory.com
Fri Mar 7 20:05:21 CET 2008

It's attached.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org] On Behalf Of ron minnich
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 11:11 PM
> To: David Edrich
> Cc: Myles Watson; Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] qemu error message: "Unrecognized partitioning scheme"
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 3:06 PM, David Edrich <dsedrich at violin-memory.com> wrote:
> > It's like 2 Gigabytes. Even if I Tar it, it will be 100's of megs so it doesn't seem practical to
> send
> >
> >  From my understanding FILO gets to the "menu" file, in the disk image, without any problems. Then,
> to access files after that, FILO
> >  want to read some partition information from, I would guess, the MBR -- and there is no MBR from
> the process we used to generate the
> >  disk image file. I think that is the problem. I don't know much about qemu-img options that may get
> around this or if some FILO
> >  options do this. I would guess that that would be where to try and find a way out of this.
> >
> what's your menu file look like? This stuff should all work without
> partitions or MBR. We solved the first problem -- by saying hda
> instead of hda3 -- I guess the
> second problem is solved in the menu file. Can you show us that file?
> ron
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