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Re: Using GRUB2 with CoreBoot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) 3/3: grub-mk
Re: Using GRUB2 with CoreBoot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) 3/3: grub-mkimage should create streamable ELFs
Tue, 15 Jan 2008 19:09:19 +0100
On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 06:02:10PM +0000, Patrick Georgi wrote:
> third installment in my mini-series - the fourth one vanished on the way.
> Move segment table to the beginning of the ELF image, so it can be used
> while parsing the rest.
I have two concerns before investing time in this:
- I heard CoreBoot was deprecating ELF for size reasons.
- On an earlier discussion (about boot issues on Apple hardware), Pavel
proposed switching util/elf/grub-mkimage.c to use libbfd. This would
solve a few problems automaticaly, including this one.
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