Re: [PATCH 1/3] Gujin linux.kgz boot format

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 14:27:01 EST


> >> > may be good goal...
> >>
> >> At least that is a way which does not involve modifying assembler
> >> files. Slowly everybody switches to the C version which continue
> >> to evolve (i.e. removing old BIOS calls), then the tree under
> >> arch/i386/boot is removed and we can begin to rearrange the mapping
> >> of "struct linux_param".
> >
> > Will your C version work with lilo and grub?
> Tricky question. In short no, it cannot.

I do not see a point, then. We have bad assembly bootup code. Adding
good C bootup code, that is incompatible with lilo/grub does nothing
to clean the mess up.
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