[E3-hacking] Shell

Matt Evans matt at axio.ms
Mon Jul 11 11:27:55 BST 2005

On 11 Jul 2005, at 11:11, Cliff Lawson wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Matt Evans [mailto:matt at axio.ms]
>> Will start having a look at LDR;  am intrigued by the "Linux start-up
>> params (Any key to edit)" line, and want to see if this is
>> telling the
>> truth (i.e. the params could be edited without requiring a PARMS
>> reflash).
> Matt just to save you a little time:
> [snip]
> The fact is that the fact you see that message is simply an error from 
> an
> older version of LDR where we used to make it easy for ourselves to be 
> able
> to manually change the PARMS. The call to getcmd() (but unfortunatelly 
> not
> the printf() ) in the source is now commented so there's no way it's 
> going
> to be of any use to you. I'm sure a disassembly will confirm that the 
> next
> thing after that printf() is the code for the 
> "cmd_line=startup_string;"


Many thanks for pointing that out -- it's a big help, I appreciate it.

I can duly redirect the time towards getting reflashing working... :)



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