[OpenBIOS] Filo problems booting El Torito (LiveCD) CD-ROMS?

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coresystems.de
Wed Jan 31 11:50:42 CET 2007

roger wrote:

> I'm looking over fs/eltorito.c
>     case MEDIA_NOEMU:
>         printf("Disc doesn't use boot disk emulation\n");
>         debug ("MEDIA_MASK= %d \n",MEDIA_MASK);
>         return 0;
> "de->media_type" is reporting "0" (defined as "no emulation")
> MEDIA_MASK seems to be reporting "15" as it's value.
> Is it safe to say, according to the following El Torito "No Emulating
> Booting", Filo doesn't support booting El Torrito cdroms using
> media_type="No Emulation"?  (I'm using LiveCDs such as Gentoo, Ubunto,
> and yes, windowsxp -- all seem to be reporting "0" for emulation.)
> Is this correct or is Qemu just turning my world upside down here?

I would assume you can just load your kernel from hdc instead of hdc1 then.

Booting Windows does not work anyways ;-)


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