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Re: [PATCH] New x86_64 EFI patch

From: Bean
Subject: Re: [PATCH] New x86_64 EFI patch
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 01:04:24 +0800

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 1:04 AM, Bean <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> This new patch add the following function to the original x86_64 EFI patch:
> 1, Fix menu drawing problem
> It maps the unicode char to EFI char so that the rectangle box is
> showed properly
> 2, Handle command line option for chainloader command
> 3, Add new command appleloader
> The command is used to enable bios boot in apple's bootcamp, for example
> boot from legacy mbr:
> appleloader HD
> boot
> boot from legacy cd:
> appleloader CD
> boot
> boot from usb:
> appleloader USB
> boot
> The usb booting may not work in some machine.


I also fix a few problem in the linux loader, now it can load both 686
and x86_64 kernel from 64-bit EFI firmware.

Would someone test it in 32-bit EFI ?


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