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Re: [PATCH] abort when core.img is too big

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] abort when core.img is too big
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 16:49:49 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 04:05:04PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:
> > With the addition of memdisk, it is too easy for user to create an image
> > big enough that would corrupt upper memory (starting with vga region).  This
> > happens at roughly ~600 kiB memdisk size.
> >
> > This patch adds a check in grub-mkimage to prevent this.  I did also take
> > the opportunity to reuse the upper memory macro to avoid hardcoding its
> > address for VGA stuff.
> >
> > Comments?
> This makes sense to me.

Ok, committed.

Robert Millan

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