Well, if there is no replacement bootloader at hand, how far could we get using the original bootloader. I would like to boot some linux kernel at least to see what is working and what not.
As far as I can see the l command should do the job. My main questions are:
0. Can I (accidentally) load anything to ROM with l (and thus screw up windows)?
1. Can the bootloader be used to pull an initrd and a linux kernel over USB-Serial to RAM and run it from there?
1.a) How do I address RAM?
2. Does the kernel have to be preprocessed / formatted in any way?
3. How do I actually setup the connection for l to load something from my linux box?
Thanks in advance, I'm looking forward to your replies.