vbeset support for GRUB

Neohtm neohtm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 11:49:47 CEST 2009

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:56 PM, Andre Puschmann <andre.puschmann at imms.de>wrote:

> Hi Neohtm,
> Neohtm wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm able to compile L4 Fiasco + DOpE + L4Linux and test run on Qemu.
>> But when i run it on the real machine, the GRUB seems don't support for
>> modaddr and vbeset command.
> Are you sure you are running the right version of grub?
> Grub should display a version string like "GNU GRUB  version 0.97-os.7"
>  I got the GRUB-0.97 source from Adam's website and compile successfully.
>> But what is the next step after this in order to boot directly on the
>> current machine? I tried to copy directly the compiled files to /boot/grub
>> but it didn't shows the menu.lst
> You definitely need to install it first.
> Here is a good site that explains the installation process:
> http://orgs.man.ac.uk/documentation/grub/grub_3.html
Thanks for that. I had 'make install' and 'grub-install hd0' the GRUB and
now it's running on GNU GRUB  version 0.97-os.7. It's now able to run the
command like 'modaddr' and 'vbeset'

>  instead of that, i'm also not sure about how to tftpboot to another
>> machine? any site or instructions on how to achieve this?
> There are a lot of howto-site around. Try to google words like "pxegrub
> tftp dhcp". Depending on your distribution you may add words like ubuntu or
> debian.
> Basically, you need a dhcp server in order to assign your client an IP
> address and to tell the client where to find the pxegrub binary. Of course,
> you also need a tftpserver to serve the files. Have a look at dnsmasq which
> implements a lightweight dhcp, dns and tftp server.
> This one works for me here.
> I'll look into this. Thanks alot Andre.


> Best regards,
> Andre
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