I have 6.2.1 PE running of a x86 based SBC - I had to plugin a PMC Video Card to install QNX. Now that the ethernet and serial are working - I made changes to the startup script so that I can login over the serial terminal and/or through telnet or FTP.
Basically I do not need the Video card (and kbd/mouse) anymore - if I remove the Video Card the boot does not complete (I have set the BIOS I/O redirection to Serial as Always). When I removed this PMC Video Card - I get the message
“Boot Partition 1 ? 1
Hit Esc for .altboot …”
and the booting process stops.
Once I get the SBC to boot without the PMC Video Card - my next step will be to build an image that uses only Serial Port Console. Due to varous reasons I do not want to build an image now - I want to modify the startup of QNX istalled in a standard way.
Is crttrap clear the way to start?
Any comments or questions - please let me know.