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Re: rmll - grub2 presentation

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: rmll - grub2 presentation
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2005 07:30:35 +0200
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On Tuesday 05 July 2005 22:26, Vincent Pelletier wrote:
> Oh no :( .
> I was planning to make a surprise : I've implemented last night a "play"
> command in grub that plays on the standard buzzer a tune read from an
> on-disk file.

Sorry. This sounds funny.

> Now I don't know if it is pertinent to submit it as a patch...
> On the one hand, there is no space to loose, and making it a module
> would make it noticeable.
> On the other hand, having the FSF song as an easter egg (and maybe
> others) could be fun.

It is not a bad thing to have this code as a module. The goodness of GRUB 2 is 
that it allows us to have non-critical code without losing space.

> Another problem would be the portability. Although the hurd code says it
> can be used in a wide range of architectures, I think the won't like my
> inb & outb...

Well, it is arch-dependent. But somebody might port it to other architectures. 
Who knows...


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