Subject: Re: boot problems on VIA EPIA boards - patch
To: Dan LaBell <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/28/2005 13:35:08
Dan LaBell wrote:
> Well I figured dosboot is one self contained target, so it would be 
> easier.  Rather than figuring out how to build /usr/mdec/*,  and I'm not 
> up to date with the new file names vs biosboot.sym of 1.6 -- it's 
> possible I didn't build correctly though.

I've just tried booting with pxeboot and that didn't work properly, 
whereas booting off USB does work. So clearly the patch just about works 
for the USB case, but isn't quite enough to cover every case. This makes 
it worth trying biosboot.

The easiest way to make *sure* you've got it right is to build a full 

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