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Re: [PATCH] Add APM BIOS detection/Multiboot passing to 0.5.96 for Linux
Re: [PATCH] Add APM BIOS detection/Multiboot passing to 0.5.96 for Linux Multiboot support
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 13:40:03 +0900
From: Matt Yourst <address@hidden>
Subject: [PATCH] Add APM BIOS detection/Multiboot passing to 0.5.96 for Linux
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 16:07:12 -0400
> I'd like to contribute a patch to GRUB 0.5.96 that adds APM BIOS
> detection and then passes that information to Multiboot kernels via
> the Multiboot information structure.
> Multiboot-compliant Linux 2.4 kernels. Because the Multiboot spec I
> had did not specify details of the APM structure, I defined it the
> same way Linux does (see stage2/mb_info.h.)
Can you update the specification as well?
BTW, did you copy the code from Linux? If yes, you need to include
the copyright notice as well as the code. Another thing of which you
should be careful is how to write ChangeLog. Because I have elaborated
on this several times in this list, please take a look at the archive
of this list.