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Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 22:27:22 +0100
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On Thursday 24 January 2008 13:40, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:46:09AM +0100, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> > > The multiboot module on i386-ieee1275 was using variables that only
> > > have a meaning on i386-pc (and i386-linuxbios):  grub_os_area_addr,
> > > grub_os_area_size, grub_lower_mem and grub_upper_mem.  A bunch of
> > > unnecessary cruft from i386-pc port was being included, because at the
> > > beginning I thought I would base the multiboot loader on i386-pc (like
> > > I did for i386-linuxbios), but this turned out to be a wrong approach.
> >
> > If you have time, please consider refactoring the memory management on
> > i386-pc. It is in my task list for so long...
> Is there a savannah task for this?

Yes. My description was very terse, though.


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