source: BOOK/final-system/mips/colo.xml @ 3d1fb37

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Last change on this file since 3d1fb37 was 3d1fb37, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 13 years ago

r4779@server: jim | 2006-07-22 17:21:02 -0700
Added Colo Relocation Fix

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-colo" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="colo.html"?>
10
11  <title>Colo-&colo-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo">
14    <primary sortas="a-Colo">Colo</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Colo package contains the Cobalt Boot Loader.</para>
21
22  </sect2>
23
24  <sect2 role="installation">
25    <title>Installation of Colo</title>
26
27  <note os="a">
28    <para>This bootloader is for the MIPS based cobalt servers RaQ,
29    RaQ2, Qube, or the Qube2.</para>
30  </note>
31
32    <para os="p3">This patch updates Fixes a relocation error when linking with
33    binutils:</para>
34
35<screen os="p4"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&colo-relocation-patch;</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="b">Compile the Colo package:</para>
38
39<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
40
41    <para os="c">Install the package:</para>
42
43<screen os="d"><userinput>install -dv  /usr/lib/colo/examples
44install -v chain/colo-chain.elf /usr/lib/colo
45install -v tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd /sbin
46install -v tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd.8 /usr/man/man8
47install -v tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld /sbin
48install -v tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld.8 /usr/man/man8
49install -v tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd /sbin
50install -v tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd.8 /usr/man/man8
51install -v examples/menu.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
52install -v examples/simple.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
53cp -v chain/colo-chain.elf /boot/vmlinux
54gzip -9 /boot/vmlinux</userinput></screen>
55
56  </sect2>
57
58  <sect2 id="contents-colo" role="content">
59    <title>Contents of Colo</title>
60
61    <segmentedlist>
62      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
63
64      <seglistitem>
65        <seg>colo-chain.elf, e2fsck-lcd, paneld and putlcd</seg>
66      </seglistitem>
67    </segmentedlist>
68
69    <variablelist>
70      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
71      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
72      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
73
74      <varlistentry id="colo-chain.elf">
75        <term><command>colo</command></term>
76        <listitem>
77          <para>Is the Cobalt Bootloader's chain mode executeable. This
78          file gets gzipped and renamed to <filename>vmlinux.gz</filename>,
79          so it can be booted automatically by the Cobalt's existing
80          firmware</para>
81          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo colo-chain.elf">
82            <primary sortas="b-colo-chain.elf">colo-chain.elf</primary>
83          </indexterm>
84        </listitem>
85      </varlistentry>
86
87      <varlistentry id="e2fsck-lcd">
88        <term><command>e2fsck-lcd</command></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>Will output file system check progress information on the
91          Cobalt LCD</para>
92          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo e2fsck-lcd">
93            <primary sortas="b-e2fsck-lcd">e2fsck-lcd</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="paneld">
99        <term><command>paneld</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Is an admin tool for the LCD panel of Cobalt machines. By
102          default, it will display the current time and optionally a message.
103          When you hold the enter or select button for a couple of seconds
104          you will get an admin menu. The menu will allow you to either halt
105          or reboot your Cobalt machine</para>
106          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo paneld">
107            <primary sortas="b-paneld">paneld</primary>
108          </indexterm>
109        </listitem>
110      </varlistentry>
111
112      <varlistentry id="putlcd">
113        <term><command>putlcd</command></term>
114        <listitem>
115          <para>Is a tool to display text on the LCD display of Cobalt
116          machines</para>
117          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo putlcd">
118            <primary sortas="b-putlcd">putlcd</primary>
119          </indexterm>
120        </listitem>
121      </varlistentry>
122
123      <varlistentry id="md5rom">
124        <term><command>md5rom</command></term>
125        <listitem>
126          <para>Will output the MD5 checksum of a Cobalt's ROM</para>
127          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo md5rom">
128            <primary sortas="b-md5rom">md5rom</primary>
129          </indexterm>
130        </listitem>
131      </varlistentry>
132
133    </variablelist>
134
135  </sect2>
136
137</sect1>
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