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Re: Two SoC ideas

From: colyli
Subject: Re: Two SoC ideas
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 00:22:38 +0800


In grub command line, you can edit the configre (even mistaken), so
maybe it will not be worth to add an edit in grub.

An option to set the start address for grub to load multiboot module is
great. This option will make kernel guys (who use multiboot modules) to
initiate the kernel more easy. I remember a branch of grub for L4 kernel
supports this option, maybe it can be a reference if you are interested

Best regards.


在 2007-03-23五的 23:46 +0800,Wei Shen写道:
> 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 a
> 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 number 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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