r1234 - in trunk/BOOK: boot/alpha bootable/alpha

jciccone at linuxfromscratch.org jciccone at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 7 14:13:53 PST 2006


Author: jciccone
Date: 2006-03-07 15:13:52 -0700 (Tue, 07 Mar 2006)
New Revision: 1234

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/boot/alpha/aboot.xml
   trunk/BOOK/bootable/alpha/aboot.xml
Log:
updated the aboot configuration pages

Modified: trunk/BOOK/boot/alpha/aboot.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/boot/alpha/aboot.xml	2006-03-07 08:40:28 UTC (rev 1233)
+++ trunk/BOOK/boot/alpha/aboot.xml	2006-03-07 22:13:52 UTC (rev 1234)
@@ -15,6 +15,23 @@
     <secondary>boot, configuring</secondary>
   </indexterm>
 
-  <para os="a">This is section is to be written..</para>
+  <para os="a">Create a <filename>aboot.conf</filename> file defining aboot's boot
+  menu:</para>
 
+<screen><userinput>cat > /etc/aboot.conf << "EOF"
+<literal># Begin /etc/aboot.conf
+0:1/boot/lfskernel-&linux-version; root=/dev/sda1
+# End /etc/aboot.conf</literal>
+EOF</userinput></screen>
+
+   <para os="b">If you already have aboot installed on your target system, you do
+   not need to reinstall it. aboot is just a chain loader and has no bearing on
+   the system build.</para>
+
+   <para os="c">After you get the build copied to when you can boot, you will need
+   to issue the following command:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>swriteboot -f3 /dev/sda /boot/bootlx
+abootconf /dev/sda 1</userinput></screen>
+
 </sect1>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/bootable/alpha/aboot.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/bootable/alpha/aboot.xml	2006-03-07 08:40:28 UTC (rev 1233)
+++ trunk/BOOK/bootable/alpha/aboot.xml	2006-03-07 22:13:52 UTC (rev 1234)
@@ -15,6 +15,18 @@
     <secondary>configuring</secondary>
   </indexterm>
 
-  <para>To be written:</para>
+  <para os="a">Create a <filename>aboot.conf</filename> file defining aboot's boot
+  menu:</para>
 
+<screen><userinput>cat > /etc/aboot.conf << "EOF"
+<literal># Begin /etc/aboot.conf
+0:1/boot/lfskernel-&linux-version; root=/dev/sda1
+# End /etc/aboot.conf</literal>
+EOF</userinput></screen>
+
+  <para os="b">Now to make aboot bootable:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>swriteboot -f3 /dev/sda /boot/bootlx
+abootconf /dev/sda 1</userinput></screen>
+
 </sect1>




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