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Re: Grub2 on Mac OS X

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Grub2 on Mac OS X
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 14:37:28 +0100
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"Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wednesday 23 March 2005 09:42 pm, Brian Sammon wrote:
>> 2)  Perhaps you should switch from memalign to posix_memalign.  There's
>> better odds of convincing Apple to add posix_memalign to future releases of
>> Darwin than with memalign.  It appears that memalign is glibc-specific. 
>> Does {Free|Net|Open}BSD have memalign?  Is anyone building grub2 on any of
>> the BSDs?
> memalign is used only because the utilities do not use GRUB's own memory 
> management but operating system's. I think it would be better to change them 
> to use GRUB's.

I have some code for that which I used to test and debug module
loading.  It can be integrated into GRUB easily.


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