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Embedded Linux by John Lombardo

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Installing the Image or Files onto the DiskOnChip

There are many ways to move the files onto the DiskOnChip. Depending on what hardware you have available, you may have several options:

  • Put all the files on a DOS-formatted floppy disk, boot the box with the DiskOnChip using the floppy, and then copy the files from the floppy to the DiskOnChip.

  • Put all the files on a DOS hard disk partition, boot the box with the DiskOnChip using that partition, and then copy the files from the floppy to the DiskOnChip.

  • Dispense with DOS entirely by recompiling the Linux kernel on the box with the DiskOnChip and a hard drive, including the DiskOnChip drivers from M-Systems. Once you do that, you can copy the files directly from Linux to the DiskOnChip.

  • If your ...

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