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Re: efi platform and multiboot kernel

From: Bean
Subject: Re: efi platform and multiboot kernel
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 14:27:09 +0800

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 4:32 AM, David Holloway <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've just edumacated myself about how the platforms are defined.
> Let me get this straight, the efi platform does not yet support loading a
> multiboot kernel?
> I'm working with embedded kernels here, not just Linux.


It's not difficult to add multiboot support, but the question is, can
they support efi ? In linux, we can pass the efi system table using
boot parameter, but there is no such thing in multiboot, so the kernel
need to be able to access hardware directly after taking over.


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