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Re: How do I boot a standalone program in grub (a password checker via s
Re: How do I boot a standalone program in grub (a password checker via serial input) before allowing grub to continue booting?
Sat, 10 Nov 2007 17:13:51 +0100
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CurlyCoconutTree <address@hidden> writes:
> How do I boot a standalone program in grub (1.95) (a password checker via
> serial input) before allowing grub to continue booting? I'm trying to
> develop a program that will run, stand alone or with the libraries Grub
> gives me access to, parse serial data for a password, store the password to
> the MBR, then if valid return to Grub to boot windows... I'm not looking for
> a solution, I'm just looking for a place to start! Grub, is pretty poorly
> documented and I wouldn't be posting this is there was more (or I could find
> more) info on how to develop for GRUB. I guess I'd be a 'noob'... I hate
> using that term... we all have to start from some where.
Noone is using that term. We also value good documentation and will
be very happy if you could work on that.
One way of doing this might be writing a new command. See
hello/hello.c as an example.