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Re: What is the status of Debian on Lemote Fuloong?

* Aaro Koskinen (aaro.koskinen@iki.fi) [120707 21:24]:
> The PMON bootloader is crap, at least the version shipped with my
> board. You cannot fully enable the serial console (USB keyboard & VGA is
> always needed). Secondly, there is a bug that limits the initramfs image
> size to some really small size (as a workaround, I'm using a kernel with
> embedded initramfs.) I'm looking forward to try out the latest GRUB that
> should include support to use it as a firmware on Fuloong to replace
> the PMON. However, first I would need to acquire tools/HW to backup and
> restore the original firmware flash as I don't want to risk bricking my
> board (any advice for this, anyone?).

How about letting pmon boot grub, and continue from there?


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