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

From: Alon Bar-Lev
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 09:59:53 EST

On 10/10/05, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

Will you update the documentation of all?
After that I can try to convince bootloaders fix their code...

Best Regards,
Alon Bar-Lev.
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