How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby amigasociety » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:45 pm

Mine is 2014.04 Oct 17 2016 - 8:22:22

So same as yours yet.... clearly not the same as yours.

LOL.

I guess A-Eon or whomever does the uBoot on these X5K (I purchased mine from Amiga On The Lake November 2016) has same #s but the text is not the same.

So, guessing I would need to adjust my massboot text at least but would have to read all the rest to see if any other differences are there.

Would have to get my comb out for that <grin>

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby Spectre660 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:18 pm

Your U-boot settings are virtually identical to the default settings that my machine came with in June 2017 .
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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby amigasociety » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:59 pm

For shits N giggles, here is mine. TJ

amigaboot_quiet=N
baudrate=115200
bdev=sda3
bootargs=root=/dev/sda2 mem=3500M console=ttyS0,115200 console=tty0
bootargs_live=root=/dev/ramdisk boot=casper mem=3500M ro --
bootargs_live_debug=root=/dev/ramdisk boot=casper mem=3500M ro break debug
bootcmd=setenv bootargs root=/dev/$bdev rw console=$consoledev,$baudrate $othbootargs;tftp $loadaddr $bootfile;tftp $fdtaddr $fdtfile;bootm $loadaddr - $fdtaddr
bootdelay=10
bootdvd=scsi reset ; load scsi 0 2000000 boot_dvd ; bootm 2000000
bootfile=uImage
consoledev=ttyS0
ethact=FM1@DTSEC4
ethernetboot=echo Running Ethernet Boot
ethprime=FM1@DTSEC4
fdtaddr=c00000
fman_ucode=7fe73360
harddiskboot=echo Running Hard Disk Boot
hwconfig=fsl_ddr:ctlr_intlv=cacheline,bank_intlv=cs0_cs1;usb1:dr_mode=host,phy_type=utmi;usb2:dr_mode=host,phy_type=utmi
linuxboot=echo Running Linux
liveusb=usb start ; setenv bootargs_live_debug ; ext2load usb 1:1 2000000 boot_dvd ; bootm 2000000
loadaddr=1000000
loadbmps=mmc read 0x10005000 0x500 0x200; mmc read 0x20000000 0x10000 0x20000
massboot=echo Running Mass Storage Boot
mos=bootmorphos
netdev=eth0
nfsboot=setenv bootargs root=/dev/nfs rw nfsroot=$serverip:$rootpath ip=$ipaddr:$serverip:$gatewayip:$netmask:$hostname:$netdev:off console=$consoledev,$baudrate $othbootargs;tftp $loadaddr $bootfile;tftp $fdtaddr $fdtfile;bootm $loadaddr - $fdtaddr
opticalboot=echo Running Optical Boot
preboot=run loadbmps;bmp d 0x20000000;ami
ramboot=setenv bootargs root=/dev/ram rw console=$consoledev,$baudrate $othbootargs;tftp $ramdiskaddr $ramdiskfile;tftp $loadaddr $bootfile;tftp $fdtaddr $fdtfile;bootm $loadaddr $ramdiskaddr $fdtaddr
ramdiskaddr=2000000
ramdiskfile=ramdisk.uboot
rootpath=/opt/nfsroot
scsidevs=1
stdin=usbkbd,serial
stdout=serial,vga
uboot=u-boot.bin
ubootaddr=0xFFF80000
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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby nbache » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:25 pm

Trying to remember UBoot from back when I used it regularly on the A1 XE: The principle is that a line like "massboot=usb reset ; boota" (taken from xenic's settings) is really a script definition, as it sets the symbol (script name, if you like) "massboot" to consist of the two operations "usb reset" and "boota". The corresponding "script" in TJ's massboot is less useful, as it only prints out the message "Running Mass Storage Boot". So TJ should definitely change that one.

Probably something like:

setenv massboot "usb reset; boota"<enter>
saveenv<enter>

in the UBoot prompt.

"boota" itself is the command that loads an Amiga system, based on the current settings.

Dsiclaimer: All from memory, I use CFE on the X1000 most of the time now.

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby Spectre660 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:43 pm

Now looking at my current U-Boot settings I see the difference.

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massboot=usb reset ; boota


Probably changed it after reading this post

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby amigasociety » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:30 pm

nbache wrote:
Probably something like:

setenv massboot "usb reset; boota"<enter>
saveenv<enter>



Thanks Niels....

Spectre660, can you confirm for me the text above from Niels is correct for me to type in uboot command line to make the change?

Thanks

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby Spectre660 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:35 pm

@amigasociety

That is indeed correct.
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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby amigasociety » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:25 pm

Spectre660 wrote:@amigasociety

That is indeed correct.


Super guys! That worked....

So, that one line in uBoot from mine was not allowing Amiga OS 4.1 Installer CD I created on the USB drive to fully boot. Only got part way.

Now... boots all the way to installer stuff.

Thanks!

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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby Spectre660 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:36 pm

@ amigasociety

Thank Niels.
I had forgotten that I had modified that line .
I remembered making a copy of my MircorSD card.
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Re: How to make bootable USB Drive of Amiga OS 4.1FE CD

Postby amigasociety » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:48 pm

Spectre660 wrote:@ amigasociety

Thank Niels.
I had forgotten that I had modified that line .
I remembered making a copy of my MircorSD card.


Seems A-Eon needs to make this change too. Will save others the heart-ache.

Nice to have an installer now on a USB stick.

I am going DVD/CD less in a new case and wanted to easy means to re-install OS from scratch if it ever comes to that.

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