[Buildroot] Bootloader (grub?)

don don_reid at comcast.net
Mon Aug 21 06:13:32 UTC 2006

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 07:52:26AM +0200, Philippe Ney wrote:
> I use grub on EPIA/iDoC system with the following lines in my grub.mk
> GRUB_SOURCE:=grub_0.95+cvs20040624.orig.tar.gz
> GRUB_PATCH=grub_0.95+cvs20040624-17.diff.gz
> GRUB_SITE=http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/g/grub
> And the packages are both availlable.

Thanks, I'll try that.  Buildroot installed:


I've had trouble before with build systems trying to use the debian servers
as a source.  Things seem to get changed there fairly often.

> What target did you build ? I guess the only one target using grub is
> the iso9660 one.

I have cramfs and ext2 turned on.  I expected to see /boot/grub in the
root files regardless of the target.  Again, I'll look at the iso

> But if you want to install a firmware on the compact flash, you have 
> to write an installer that will run the grub shell to set the MBR.

I think I can install it either from the workstation, or from the
target system.  I can boot from a network right now, but that cable
isn't part of the long term plan.


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