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Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] loader cleanup for i386-ieee1275
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 13:40:19 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:46:09AM +0100, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> >
> > 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...

Is there a savannah task for this?

Robert Millan

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