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Re: multiboot2 vs. grub2 implementation

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: multiboot2 vs. grub2 implementation
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 17:48:34 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Feb 03, 2008 at 10:39:33AM -0600, address@hidden wrote:
> Hi,
> In the course of actually trying to use the MultibootDraft, I've discovered
> some places where the draft and the grub2 implementation differ.
>  * Multiboot Information Tags
>   * Start Tag
>     The Draft says key is 0x0000, grub2 says 0x0001.
>   * Boot Loader Name tag is different
>     The Draft says 0x0001, grub2 says 0x0002.
>   * Module/Kernel Tags
>     These tags seem to have different keys and different data formats
>     than the draft indicates.
>   * Memory Map Tag
>     Does not seem to be implemented.

Bean just committed his fix.  Please, can you check if this addressed all
the discordances?

> The entry physical address field [...]

I think that was fixed as well.  Could you check?

Robert Millan

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