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Re: Two SoC ideas
Re: Two SoC ideas
Sat, 24 Mar 2007 01:49:11 +0800
For the first idea, it is clear to me. I have no comment on it.
For the second idea, I need more information. Can you explain more for
the limition of "modaddr value" command, and how can the limition to be
broken out by the "addr = value" option ?
在 2007-03-24六的 01:30 +0800，Wei Shen写道：
> Thanks for your advice.
> On 3/24/07, colyli <address@hidden> wrote:
> In grub command line, you can edit the configre (even
> mistaken), so
> maybe it will not be worth to add an edit in grub.
> I do not mean the configure of Grub menu list, but the config files of
> the OS, like boot.ini of Windows and inittab of Linux.
> 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
> I know this approach, however, instead of an option, they add a new
> command modaddr. A limitation is that all modules after the "modaddr
> value" will be loaded in succession to a overriding address below
> address value.
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > option is specified, Grub will load the module to address
> > instead of the default address.
> > Regards,
> > Wei Shen
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