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Re: Using GRUB2 for booting from CD


From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: Using GRUB2 for booting from CD
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 00:03:59 +0200
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At Wed, 15 Aug 2007 09:54:58 -0400,
Alex Roman wrote:
> 
> On 15/08/07, Jeroen Dekkers <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Also don't forget about the possiblity that qemu might be buggy,
> > especially if you're using bios functions that aren't really used that
> > much. Testing on real hardware is really necessary sometimes.
> 
> Yes, I've gotten it to work farther along... It starts querying the
> CD-ROM device for information... The problem right now is that the
> c/h/s values that bochs/qemu returns when doing a diskinfo int13
> extension check are all 0xFFFFFFFF... Same code on VMWare doesn't work
> because it seems that VMWare doesn't support that EDD extensions on
> their CD-ROM drive :(... I'll try it on my main PC today and let you
> know.

Why are you using CHS and not LBA?


Jeroen Dekkers




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