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pc386 output not valid

From: erik.ivanenko <erik.ivanenko at utoronto.ca>
To: rtems-list <rtems-list at oarcorp.com>
Date: Monday, July 26, 1999 2:36 PM
Subject: pc386 output not valid

>I've followed the instructions to the letter ( I think ) in the pc386
>HOWTO to get a bootable RTEMS application diskette.  This includes
>removing stage1 from the disk after the GRUB FS disk is created.
>Unfortunately, when I try to run any of the sample tests ( *.exe ) using
>grub 0.4, via "kernel=/hello.exe"
>I get the error:
>"Invalid or unsupported executable format"
>The file format is elf32-i386.  Changing the format to coff via objcopy
>results in the same error message.

Since I started using RTEMS, I never got this to work.
The way I use to boot RTEMS on my target ( PC ) is NETBOOT.

i386-coff stuff works fine with GRUB. Although, I have given up ot it, 
long ago....