Re: [patches] [PATCH] [21/22] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol forrelocatable bzImage

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 12:06:11 EST

Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Sure.
> Peter do we want to use the bootloader byte and assign lguest it's own
> bootloader type or do we want to add another field specific to
> paravirtualized environments?

The bootloader byte is already a bit too overused; I'm a little scared
that we're going to run out of boot loader IDs as it is.

We probably should add another field, and while we're at it maybe we
should add a boot loader extension field.

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