Re: [RFC PATCH] x86/boot: make ELF kernel multiboot-able

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Feb 17 2017 - 00:04:06 EST

On 02/16/17 15:27, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> That is obvious. Do you think that Multiboot/Multiboot2 protocols are
> substantially suboptimal?

Yes. They push a lot of things into the bootloader for no good reason,
thus tying the kernel's hands and making the whole boot process more

It isn't either like Grub has been very good about keeping to any spec,
their own or others.