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Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 09:46:09 +0100
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On Wednesday 23 January 2008 15:53, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 03:05:31PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> > Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Some cleanup for i386-ieee1275.
> >
> > Can you please give a bit more information?
> The multiboot module on i386-ieee1275 was using variables that only have a
> meaning on i386-pc (and i386-linuxbios):  grub_os_area_addr,
> grub_os_area_size, grub_lower_mem and grub_upper_mem.  A bunch of
> unnecessary cruft from i386-pc port was being included, because at the
> beginning I thought I would base the multiboot loader on i386-pc (like I
> did for i386-linuxbios), but this turned out to be a wrong approach.

If you have time, please consider refactoring the memory management on 
i386-pc. It is in my task list for so long...


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