source: final-system/mips/colo.xml @ 166a2dd

Last change on this file since 166a2dd was 166a2dd, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 16 years ago

r736@server (orig r734): jim | 2005-11-20 23:10:43 -0800

r747@server: jim | 2005-11-20 22:42:51 -0800
Added: arcload and dvhtool for MIPS builds


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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    <segmentedlist>
23      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
24
25      <seglistitem>
26        <seg>Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc,
27        Grep, Make, Ncurses, Sed</seg>
28      </seglistitem>
29    </segmentedlist>
30
31  </sect2>
32
33  <sect2 role="installation">
34    <title>Installation of Colo</title>
35
36  <note os="a">
37    <para>This bootloader is for the MIPS based cobalt servers RaQ,
38    RaQ2, Qube, or the Qube2.</para>
39  </note>
40
41    <para os="b">Compile the Colo package:</para>
42
43<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
44
45    <para os="c">Install the package:</para>
46
47<screen os="d"><userinput>install -d  /usr/lib/colo/examples
48install binaries/colo-chain.elf /usr/lib/colo
49install binaries/colo-rom-image.bin /usr/lib/colo
50install tools/colo-perm/colo-perm /sbin
51install tools/colo-perm/colo-perm.8 /usr/man/man8
52install tools/elf2rfx/elf2rfx /sbin
53install tools/flash-tool/flash-tool /sbin
54install tools/flash-tool/flash-tool.8 /usr/man/man8
55install tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd /sbin
56install tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd.8 /usr/man/man8
57install tools/lcdtools/liblcd/liblcd.a /lib
58install tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld /sbin
59install tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld.8 /usr/man/man8
60install tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd /sbin
61install tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd.8 /usr/man/man8
62install examples/menu.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
63install examples/simple.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
64cp binaries/colo-chain.elf /boot/vmlinux
65gzip -9 /boot/vmlinux</userinput></screen>
66
67  </sect2>
68
69  <sect2 id="contents-colo" role="content">
70    <title>Contents of Colo</title>
71
72    <segmentedlist>
73      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
74
75      <seglistitem>
76        <seg>colo-chain.elf, colo-rom-image.bin, colo-perm, elf2rfx,
77        flash-tool, e2fsck-lcd, paneld and putlcd</seg>
78      </seglistitem>
79    </segmentedlist>
80
81    <variablelist>
82      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
83      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
84      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
85
86      <varlistentry id="colo-chain.elf">
87        <term><command>colo</command></term>
88        <listitem>
89          <para>Is the Cobalt Bootloader's chain mode executeable. This
90          file gets gzipped and renamed to <filename>vmlinux.gz</filename>,
91          so it can be booted automatically by the Cobalt's existing
92          firmware</para>
93          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo colo-chain.elf">
94            <primary sortas="b-colo-chain.elf">colo-chain.elf</primary>
95          </indexterm>
96        </listitem>
97      </varlistentry>
98
99      <varlistentry id="colo-rom-image.bin">
100        <term><command>colo-rom-image.bin</command></term>
101        <listitem>
102          <para>Is a replacement firmware for the Cobalt's standard
103          firmware</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo colo-rom-image.bin">
105            <primary sortas="b-colo-rom-image.bin">colo-rom-image.bin</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110      <varlistentry id="colo-perm">
111        <term><command>colo-perm</command></term>
112        <listitem>
113          <para>Is a tool which looks in the ROM of a Cobalt machine for a
114          magic string identifying CoLo. This way, it can be determined if
115          the original Cobalt firmware is used or whether CoLo has been
116          flashed to the ROM</para>
117          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo colo-perm">
118            <primary sortas="b-colo-perm">colo-perm</primary>
119          </indexterm>
120        </listitem>
121      </varlistentry>
122
123      <varlistentry id="elf2rfx">
124        <term><command>elf2rfx</command></term>
125        <listitem>
126          <para>UNKNOWN</para>
127          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo elf2rfx">
128            <primary sortas="b-elf2rfx">elf2rfx</primary>
129          </indexterm>
130        </listitem>
131      </varlistentry>
132
133      <varlistentry id="flash-tool">
134        <term><command>flash-tool</command></term>
135        <listitem>
136          <para>Read or write Cobalt's firmware flash memory</para>
137          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo flash-tool">
138            <primary sortas="b-flash-tool">flash-tool</primary>
139          </indexterm>
140        </listitem>
141      </varlistentry>
142
143      <varlistentry id="e2fsck-lcd">
144        <term><command>e2fsck-lcd</command></term>
145        <listitem>
146          <para>Will output file system check progress information on the
147          Cobalt LCD</para>
148          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo e2fsck-lcd">
149            <primary sortas="b-e2fsck-lcd">e2fsck-lcd</primary>
150          </indexterm>
151        </listitem>
152      </varlistentry>
153
154      <varlistentry id="paneld">
155        <term><command>paneld</command></term>
156        <listitem>
157          <para>Is an admin tool for the LCD panel of Cobalt machines. By
158          default, it will display the current time and optionally a message.
159          When you hold the enter or select button for a couple of seconds
160          you will get an admin menu. The menu will allow you to either halt
161          or reboot your Cobalt machine</para>
162          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo paneld">
163            <primary sortas="b-paneld">paneld</primary>
164          </indexterm>
165        </listitem>
166      </varlistentry>
167
168      <varlistentry id="putlcd">
169        <term><command>putlcd</command></term>
170        <listitem>
171          <para>Is a tool to display text on the LCD display of Cobalt
172          machines</para>
173          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo putlcd">
174            <primary sortas="b-putlcd">putlcd</primary>
175          </indexterm>
176        </listitem>
177      </varlistentry>
178
179      <varlistentry id="md5rom">
180        <term><command>md5rom</command></term>
181        <listitem>
182          <para>Will output the MD5 checksum of a Cobalt's ROM</para>
183          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo md5rom">
184            <primary sortas="b-md5rom">md5rom</primary>
185          </indexterm>
186        </listitem>
187      </varlistentry>
188
189    </variablelist>
190
191  </sect2>
192
193</sect1>
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