L4 Demo CD problems

Dave Haddon Dave.Haddon at csiro.au
Sun Jan 7 23:48:46 CET 2007

I am using a PC104 stack with a PIII/1Ghz, 256Mb, CD and 6Gig HD... no
floppy..currently running timesys (6.1) (Linux Kernel for

I eventually got the source for L4 to Compile by leaving out bits that
were causing compiling errors.. RTC for example.. once I got to that
point.. my hard drive died and I had to start from scratch.. arrgghh!!!!

After much stuffing around to find a workable drive for the PC104,
I figured I'd just download the Demo cd and have a whack at that, and it
wouldn't work.. I'm starting to get a bit annoyed..

I originally retrieved the L4linux source from CVS, (l4 and linux-2.6)
and tried to compile it together from the instructions on the DROPS web
and had a lot of missing pieces in timesys, (mainly upto-date PERL and

I haven't tried with QEMU or VMware as I have the PC104 on the same
monitor and keyboard.. it is too easy to switch between the PC104 and my
desktop (P4 2.8G, SuSe 9.3, KDE 3.4.0b..with no root permissions...)

Any info you can give me would be greatly appreciated..

Dave Haddon

On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 08:20 +0100, Bjoern Doebel wrote:
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> Hi,
> > I have downloaded and burnt the Demo CD exactly as described on the
> > website, but it won't come up with the grub menu as described. All I get
> > is the Grub command prompt. Have I done something wrong? I have been
> > trying to get  L4linux to work for ages now and nothing is working..
> > (Mainly a harddrive crash and a lack of root permissions on my main PC
> > causing problems...) Can someone please help..
> some more information about your system, what exactly you've been doing to
> run L4Linux and what failures you encountered could be helpful.
> And can you maybe try to run the DemoCD-Image in QEMU or VMWare?
> Bjoern
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