[Buildroot] Booting the rootfs ext2 image

Robin Mordasiewicz rmordasiewicz at samuelmanutech.com
Wed Dec 20 04:24:17 UTC 2006

On Tue, 19 Dec 2006, Rafael A Barrero wrote:

> Now that I've successfully built a rootfs image that includes my
> custom built kernel, I have a few questions about taking that rootfs
> and actually running it on my dev. system. I've mounted the ext2 fs
> as a loopback device and it looks great, but I'm looking for some
> pointers on getting grub configured for that partition.
> I selected grub during the buildroot configuration, but how do I go
> about installing grub so that it boots properly?
> Once I copy this image to another disk, how will it be set as bootable?
> How do I configure grub within the loopback partition?
> What tools do you guys suggest for copying the FS to the new disk?
> rsync? dd?

not really an answer to your Q. but I just booted my newly minted 
buildroot over pxe

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