Re: [PATCH] Re: THE LINUX/I386 BOOT PROTOCOL - Breaking the 256 limit

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 09:54:33 EST

Jesper Juhl wrote:

Would it make sense to make it 1024 everywhere (and maybe move it out
of arch specific files and just set it in one central place) ?

I would agree with that, *BUT* the boot protocol on each architecture need to be consistent.

At the very least, though, i386 and x86-64 need to be changed together, since they use the same bootstrap.

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