[coreboot] filo booting cd problem

Tiago Marques tiagomnm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 11:15:45 CET 2008

Any particular reason for that?

If it is indeed this widespread, it would be something necessary for a
bigger deployment of coreboot than what is possible today.

Best regards,

                           Tiago Marques

On 3/24/08, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 04:36:08PM -0400, joe at smittys.pointclark.netwrote:
> > does anyone know if maybe the CD-ROM isn't properly setup to
> > emulate a floppy boot??
> The floppy boot emulation is called ElTorito and is a BIOS extension.
> Coreboot does not (and should not IMO) implement it.
> Try using the real filename on the disc. I don't know how FILO deals
> with ISO9660 extensions, filename casing and such. Best would be to
> add lots of debugging prints to the 9660 decoding in FILO.
> //Peter
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