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

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 10:04:43 EST

Alon Bar-Lev wrote:
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...

You have a funny way of assigning people action items.

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