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Re: YAMON.

To: Brady Brown <bbrown@ti.com>
Subject: Re: YAMON.
From: Nicu Popovici <octavp@isratech.ro>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 10:11:16 -0500
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <3A37B34B.69C1BF2@isratech.ro> <3A37ACC9.82476B96@ti.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Hello ,

Thanks . Now I have a much bigger problem. I have to try to start this ATLAS
board without a HDD and without ethernet. At reset it should give me a login
prompt which I have to see throught the console. Can anyone help me ?

Regards
Nicu


Brady Brown wrote:

> Nicu Popovici wrote:
>
> > Hello ,
> >
> > Does anyone know how can I do to start a Linux on a mips board ( ATLAS )
> > without using YAMON. I just want to turn on the mips and to boot in
> > Linux . Is that possible ?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Nicu
>
> It is possible. Look in Atlas Users Manual Sec 5.2 . Dip switch S1-1
> controls booting from either Monitor Flash or System Flash. If you boot
> from System Flash then the monitor is effectively removed. You would of
> course have to have your own boot-up code, PCI enumerator, hardware init,
> kernel loader, kernel image, etc.  in the System Flash all hooked to the
> reset vector for this to work.
>
> --
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Brady Brown (bbrown@ti.com)       Work:(801)619-6103
> Texas Instruments: Broadband Access Group
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