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Re: GRUB_MOD_GAP for non-ieee1275 ELF platforms

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: GRUB_MOD_GAP for non-ieee1275 ELF platforms
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 08:44:51 -0500

On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 10:30 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 10:09:10AM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > > Also, I don't see how GRUB_MOD_GAP would not be defined to 0x8000 for
> > > i386-ieee1275 platform considering that
> > > include/grub/i386/ieee1275/kernel.h simply includes
> > > include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/kernel.h
> > 
> > Sounds strange.. I'm wondering that myself.  Will check..
> Ah, right.  The problem is not on i386-ieee1275 but on i386-linuxbios,
> which uses util/elf/grub-mkimage.c.

Sorry, I didn't realize that i386-linuxbios was affected by my patch.

> So, we define GRUB_MOD_GAP for every port that wants to use ELF ?  Or we
> put the fallback only in grub-mkimage.c ?  I don't like either of the
> solutions very much :-(
> What do you suggest?

I would prefer to have GRUB_MOD_GAP is all headers.  Once it's not
needed, it could be removed across the board.

Pavel Roskin

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