[GTA-04] multiboot with QtMoko/SHR
A.dre at net.HCC.nl
Tue Nov 13 17:43:05 CET 2012
Is it possible to prepare a SD-card for GTA-04 with multiple OS'es
installed? (QtMoko and SHR in my case.)
I tried and did not succeed. I followed (in chronological order)
(sd-card), (QtMoko) and (SHR) with result 
Different from  is that partition 4 is formatted as ext3 (instead of
SWAP). This is the partition where I put SHR.
As I understand from  SHR does not mandate specific partitions to be
I tried QtMoko on partition 2 and SHR on p4. I never got SHR to boot.
(QtMoko did boot.)
I tried SHR on partition 2 and another SHR on p4. I never got SHR to
boot from p4.
(SHR from p2 booted although I selected p4 during boot!)
Should the partition with /boot reside below 2GB?
Is it mandatory to put QtMoko/rootfs on partition 2?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions,
(As I'm writing this email I see the number heads is 246 instead of the
255 as in mentioned in . I will give it another try.)
$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb
Disk /dev/sdb: 7969 MB, 7969177600 bytes
246 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1020 cylinders, total 15564800 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 63 144584 72261 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/sdb2 144585 5284655 2570035+ 83 Linux
/dev/sdb3 5284656 10424726 2570035+ c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/sdb4 10424727 15564797 2570035+ 83 Linux
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