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[PATCH] Fix typo in multiboot specification


From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: [PATCH] Fix typo in multiboot specification
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 16:06:45 +0200
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I think it's pretty easy to see that the right offsets are 12-28.

2006-04-16  Jeroen Dekkers  <address@hidden>

        * docs/multiboot.texi: Fix typo in multiboot header offsets of
        the a.out kludge.

Index: docs/multiboot.texi
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvsroot/grub/grub/docs/multiboot.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.19
diff -u -p -r1.19 multiboot.texi
--- docs/multiboot.texi 28 Sep 2005 23:00:53 -0000      1.19
+++ docs/multiboot.texi 16 Apr 2006 13:43:25 -0000
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
 @ifinfo
 Copyright @copyright{} 1995, 96 Bryan Ford <baford@@cs.utah.edu>
 Copyright @copyright{} 1995, 96 Erich Stefan Boleyn <erich@@uruk.org>
-Copyright @copyright{} 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 Free Software Foundation, 
Inc.
+Copyright @copyright{} 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 Free Software 
Foundation, Inc.
 
 Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of
 this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice
@@ -426,7 +426,7 @@ mode table (@pxref{Boot information form
 kernel.
 
 If bit 16 in the @samp{flags} word is set, then the fields at offsets
-8-24 in the Multiboot header are valid, and the boot loader should use
+12-28 in the Multiboot header are valid, and the boot loader should use
 them instead of the fields in the actual executable header to calculate
 where to load the OS image. This information does not need to be
 provided if the kernel image is in @sc{elf} format, but it @emph{must}
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