[coreboot] usbrom boot grub

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Wed Aug 19 15:38:34 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 06:30:12PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>  Hi all,
>      I am glad to tell you that usbrom can boot grub from usb disk
> correctly. It can not boot linux by error " Selected cylinder exceeds
> maximum supported by bios".
> I suppose that becase of the kernel are located in the second partition of
> the disk. I will try to make a new usb linux. And try to boot that later.
> BTW, Kevin , do you know the reason why the bios does not support larger
> cylinder?

That's odd.  How big is the drive, and what CHS settings are you

Also, I vaguely recall grub having an option to enable LBA based disk


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