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- Subject: Scheduler testing
- From: Ties Bos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hi, Now that Phil helped me out on the scheduler details I would like to do some testing with the Inferno kernel scheduler as we want to use it for some real time tests. In order to do this I need to get Inferno running on a bare PC. I already looked at the sources I got from Sape Mullender and I think it must be possible to put together a PC with supported parts only. My problem is that the b.com I got from some ftp site doesn't see any boot devices. Need I write a plan9.ini? If so, what must be in there? I think I read the other option to get Native Inferno running is using an ethernetcard with bootprom and some boot server. Any directions to get it running that way are welcome too. All I used this far is: b.com tvpc (build using the cross-compiler) I put both files in the root of c: (IDE drive) and started "b hd!0!tvpc" The program says: "Available boot devices: " and then the "boot from:" prompt comes. What am I to do? Thanks, Ties.