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Re: "GRUB Loading kernel..." message

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: "GRUB Loading kernel..." message
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 20:33:03 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 07:35:15PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 19:24 -0400, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> > .  Although, looking at the files, boot/i386/pc/boot.S outputs "GRUB " 
> > and boot/i386/pc/diskboot.S outputs "Loading kernel", so the parts 
> > actually mean different things: maybe it's important that it prints 
> > "GRUB " first in case it never prints anything else?  perhaps there are 
> > other possible code-paths?  In any case, then maybe it should say
> > "GRUB Loading GRUB kernel", or, "GRUB Loading itself" :-)
> Considering that diskboot.img is limited to 512 bytes,

But it currently fits, and we don't gain anything by saving space in that

Robert Millan

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