Re: [PATCH] Documentation: x86: boot: reserve type_of_loader=13 for barebox
From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Sat Oct 01 2022 - 18:46:04 EST
On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 04:30:39PM +0200, Ahmad Fatoum wrote:
> barebox built as EFI payload has been booting Linux on x86 with
> type_of_loader=0xff since v2015.09.0.
What is barebox?
That https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barebox ?
That version number v2015 - am I to understand it that it has been
booting Linux since the year 2015?
In any case, it would be useful to explain a bit what it is here.
> Reserve 13, the next free id, so this can be used instead.
Sure, I guess, why not.