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Re: INT 18h BIOS call

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: INT 18h BIOS call
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 07:13:32 +0100
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On Wednesday 01 February 2006 00:45, address@hidden wrote:
> Greetings developers; I have sort of a question and feature request. My
> question is why GRUB stage1 does not use the BIOS INT 18h call on failure
> so that the BIOS knows that the bootstrap has failed and can either try
> the next bootable device or ask the user if they want to retry the boot
> sequence (whatever the BIOS is configured to do) instead of just sitting
> in a loop? It would be much more robust to use this feature, especially in
> high-availability environments. Any response is greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your interesting suggestion. I've implemented it in GRUB 2 right 


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