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Re: [PATCH] memdisk plus lnxboot extension

From: Bean
Subject: Re: [PATCH] memdisk plus lnxboot extension
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:49:23 +0800

On Jan 24, 2008 7:32 PM, Robert Millan <address@hidden> wrote:
> Sorry, my question was confusing;  what I meant is, where is it located when
> core.img is started.  But Just checked in our Linux loader, and it seems to be
> at a very high address.
> However, a very high address doesn't garantee that it won't be overwritten by
> lzo decompression, just makes it less likely.
> Overall, this is why I don't like having to stick to a particular boot
> mechanism.  If our goal is overcome the size limit in memdisk, why not design
> the boot mechanism ourselves?

I'm not familiar with multiboot spec, does it support arbitrary kernel size ?


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