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Re: Two SoC ideas

From: Wei Shen
Subject: Re: Two SoC ideas
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 19:06:36 +0800

Your are absolutely right. But I am not an expert on Grub.
I think the most important that Google SoC gives a student is not money, but a opportunity to participate and obtain help.
On 3/28/07, coly <address@hidden> wrote:
oh, Shen:

You hack for your self, not for others. If you enjoy it, just do it.
If you want your job to be used widely, try to find better ideas. Do
not give up anyway :-)


2007/3/28, Wei Shen <address@hidden>:
> Hi,
> Since it seems that few people like my ideas, I have not apply for them as
> SoC projects.
> If you think they are helpful. I will still try working on them.
> Regards,
> Wei
> On 3/23/07, Wei Shen < address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> > I have two ideas and wonder whether they are welcome as SoC projects.
> >
> > 1) Simple file editing
> >
> > I think it is useful to add file edit function to Grub. Thus, if an OS
> config file which is required to boot the OS successfully is mistakenly
> written, we can still correct it in Grub and need not to reboot from the
> floppy or cdrom just for the correcting.
> > I know it would greately increase the complexity of Grub to support a
> writable file system. However, if file writing does not change the block
> counts of a file, things are much simpler. Since most config files are small
> (occupying only one block), I think the solution will work.
> >
> > 2) addr option for module command
> >
> > Add nn option: "addr = value" to the module command. If the addr option is
> specified, Grub will load the module to address value instead of the default
> address.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Wei Shen
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