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Re: efi platform and multiboot kernel

From: Bean
Subject: Re: efi platform and multiboot kernel
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 15:02:12 +0800

2008/6/18 Andrei E. Warkentin <address@hidden>:
> Well, the mbi struct could have had a firmware type and firmware context
> pointer defined or something of the sort. This would also play nice with
> Multiboot on OF environments, without resorting to ugly hacks like always
> passing the OF entry in a GPR on entry.


Multiboot is an established protocol, we can't add stuff freely,
otherwise it could break other system. BTW, the multiboot loader in
grub2 haven't implemented all the feature yet, for example, the mmap
information is not there.


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