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Re: some multiboot2 comments

From: Tristan Gingold
Subject: Re: some multiboot2 comments
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 21:24:21 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040907i

On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 09:20:55PM +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Sunday 29 October 2006 17:38, Tristan Gingold wrote:
> > grub should be aware of the main module types.  For these TYPE is a keyword
> > such as ramdisk, kernel, xen-acm...
> > For not yet known types, TYPE can be an UUID.
> > UUID doesn't require a central administration.  I think this is a real
> > advantage.
> I do not agree. If you want a parameter which may not be interpreted by a 
> boot 
> loader, you can simply pass it as an argument to a module. I see no reason 
> that this should be part of the spec.
The best raison is to have a unified method to identify a module.  IMHO the
argument line is to be interpreted only by the module.

You know all the parameters can be put into the command line...


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