source: final-system/mips/colo.xml @ 2f6e84a

Last change on this file since 2f6e84a was 2f6e84a, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 16 years ago

r748@server (orig r746): jim | 2005-11-23 16:59:43 -0800

r770@server: jim | 2005-11-23 16:59:11 -0800
Updates to colo for MIPS - RaQ2


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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 chain/colo-chain.elf /usr/lib/colo
49install tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd /sbin
50install tools/lcdtools/e2fsck-lcd/e2fsck-lcd.8 /usr/man/man8
51install tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld /sbin
52install tools/lcdtools/paneld/paneld.8 /usr/man/man8
53install tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd /sbin
54install tools/lcdtools/putlcd/putlcd.8 /usr/man/man8
55install examples/menu.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
56install examples/simple.colo /usr/lib/colo/examples
57cp chain/colo-chain.elf /boot/vmlinux
58gzip -9 /boot/vmlinux</userinput></screen>
59
60  </sect2>
61
62  <sect2 id="contents-colo" role="content">
63    <title>Contents of Colo</title>
64
65    <segmentedlist>
66      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
67
68      <seglistitem>
69        <seg>colo-chain.elf, e2fsck-lcd, paneld and putlcd</seg>
70      </seglistitem>
71    </segmentedlist>
72
73    <variablelist>
74      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
75      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
76      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
77
78      <varlistentry id="colo-chain.elf">
79        <term><command>colo</command></term>
80        <listitem>
81          <para>Is the Cobalt Bootloader's chain mode executeable. This
82          file gets gzipped and renamed to <filename>vmlinux.gz</filename>,
83          so it can be booted automatically by the Cobalt's existing
84          firmware</para>
85          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo colo-chain.elf">
86            <primary sortas="b-colo-chain.elf">colo-chain.elf</primary>
87          </indexterm>
88        </listitem>
89      </varlistentry>
90
91      <varlistentry id="e2fsck-lcd">
92        <term><command>e2fsck-lcd</command></term>
93        <listitem>
94          <para>Will output file system check progress information on the
95          Cobalt LCD</para>
96          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo e2fsck-lcd">
97            <primary sortas="b-e2fsck-lcd">e2fsck-lcd</primary>
98          </indexterm>
99        </listitem>
100      </varlistentry>
101
102      <varlistentry id="paneld">
103        <term><command>paneld</command></term>
104        <listitem>
105          <para>Is an admin tool for the LCD panel of Cobalt machines. By
106          default, it will display the current time and optionally a message.
107          When you hold the enter or select button for a couple of seconds
108          you will get an admin menu. The menu will allow you to either halt
109          or reboot your Cobalt machine</para>
110          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo paneld">
111            <primary sortas="b-paneld">paneld</primary>
112          </indexterm>
113        </listitem>
114      </varlistentry>
115
116      <varlistentry id="putlcd">
117        <term><command>putlcd</command></term>
118        <listitem>
119          <para>Is a tool to display text on the LCD display of Cobalt
120          machines</para>
121          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo putlcd">
122            <primary sortas="b-putlcd">putlcd</primary>
123          </indexterm>
124        </listitem>
125      </varlistentry>
126
127      <varlistentry id="md5rom">
128        <term><command>md5rom</command></term>
129        <listitem>
130          <para>Will output the MD5 checksum of a Cobalt's ROM</para>
131          <indexterm zone="ch-system-colo md5rom">
132            <primary sortas="b-md5rom">md5rom</primary>
133          </indexterm>
134        </listitem>
135      </varlistentry>
136
137    </variablelist>
138
139  </sect2>
140
141</sect1>
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