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Re: [PATCH] memdisk plus lnxboot extension

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] memdisk plus lnxboot extension
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:14:49 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 03:01:33AM +0800, Bean wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 12:18 AM, Bean <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Jan 23, 2008 4:54 PM, Marco Gerards <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > When is this feature useful?  Can you give an example?  More features
> > > can mean more bugs, more maintainance work, etc.  If the feature is
> > > not worthwhile for more than one person, I am not sure if it should be
> > > included.  Perhaps a better explaination of the problem to solve,
> > > instead of what the patch does might help here.
> >
> > the most important usage of external initrd is to overcome the size
> > limit of core.img.
> this is the new patch, now no need to modify grub-mkimage, use cat
> just as before.

Well..  even though I still don't see the motivation, I'm less concerned about
this if it's just added to lnxboot.img.

> +VARIABLE(grub_memdisk_image_addr)
> +     .long   0

I recall you said use of this variable could be avoided ?

Robert Millan

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