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From: "Morgan, Austin" <AUSTIN.D.MORGAN@...>
Subject: RE: GNAP and DOM
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:19:58 -0700
Have you tried using the flash_write utility from mdt?  I think that might
be the way to go.

Austin

-----Original Message-----
From: gentoo-embedded+bounces-275-AUSTIN.D.MORGAN=saic.com@g.o
[mailto:gentoo-embedded+bounces-275-AUSTIN.D.MORGAN=saic.com@g.o] On
Behalf Of Robin Bonin
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 4:11 PM
To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] GNAP and DOM


I tried installing gnap on a hard drive, and it works. when I run the exact
same command to install it on the DOM I get the blank screen w/ flashing
cursor. Any thoughts other than using partition magick or something the copy
the data from the workign hard drve to the DOM? I have several variations I
need to create that will take some time.

On 7/14/05, Robin Bonin <rbonin@...> wrote:
> After running dd and trying it a few times, it seems that it has 
> worked? I now am getting past that not boot record error and not I'm 
> sitting at a black screen completley blank with the cursor at the top 
> left.
> 
> I created both a standard linux partition and ran gnap overlay and 
> also a fat32 and ran gnap overlay (Documentation didn't say what type 
> of partition) I'm didn't get any diffrence in the output, so I'm not 
> sure what is happening.
> 
> I have a working iso, is there anyway I can place those files on the 
> DOM? and get it to boot up that way?
> 
> On 7/14/05, Morgan, Austin <AUSTIN.D.MORGAN@...> wrote:
> > I have noticed that DOM's do not like dd very much.  I have a 
> > feeling that it has something to do with how it works with back 
> > blocks.  I have found the only reliable way to put files on a DOM is 
> > to tar/gzip them up and explode them on it.  I do not know how you 
> > would go about this with the MBR due to it's special circumstances.
> >
> > Austin
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: 
> > gentoo-embedded+bounces-269-AUSTIN.D.MORGAN=saic.com@g.o
> > To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
> > Sent: 7/14/2005 10:11 AM
> > Subject: [gentoo-embedded] GNAP and DOM
> >
> > Hi, I'm using gnap tools 1.2 and I am trying to put my working 
> > overlay onto a 32 meg DOM. Following the instructions here,
> > http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/embedded/gnap-userguide.xml
> > I have installed the MBR, created the primary active partition
> > and then ran gnap overlay.
> >
> >
> > when I boot, I get Searching for Boor Record from IDE-0..Not Found
> >
> > when  I run
> > dd if=/home/robin/gnap/gnap-tools-1.2/mbr/mbr.bin of=/dev/hdc bs=512 
> > count=1 I get
> > 0+1 records in
> > 0+1 records out
> >
> > any other things I need to check?
> >
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> >
> >
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