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Re: Freeze in GRUB Legacy (Was: Re: reiser4 in GRUB)

From: Stefanus Du Toit
Subject: Re: Freeze in GRUB Legacy (Was: Re: reiser4 in GRUB)
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2004 21:04:47 -0400
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On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 10:24:10PM +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Monday 04 October 2004 20:02, Stefanus Du Toit wrote:
> > I'm curious -- do you consider proper support for the multiboot
> > graphics fields a new feature?
> No. It is a bugfix, since Multiboot is a requirement for GRUB. But I 
> have never seen any good implementation of the VESA support. I think I 
> have said how it should be implemented too many times, so please search 
> the archive of this list.

Is there anything more to this than the fact that VBE switching should
not happen until the kernel is loaded? If so, my patch does this
correctly. Let me know if I missed anything else in the archives that's
particularily important. In the meantime, I'll work on preparing my
patch to be a little cleaner.

Stefanus Du Toit <address@hidden>, <address@hidden>
  Computer Graphics Lab, University of Waterloo
  My e-mail may be flaky over the next little while. If you're having
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