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Re: Contribution: a file loading module

From: Pierre-Nicolas Clauss
Subject: Re: Contribution: a file loading module
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:33:33 +0200

2011/6/24 Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko <address@hidden>:
> On 23.06.2011 23:45, Pierre-Nicolas Clauss wrote:
>>> You need to just add a small header to make this kernel
>>> multiboot-compliant (read multiboot header and multiboot kludge)
>> I know, but I have to give up my chainloader if I want to use a
>> multiboot kernel.
> Why? Multiboot specification specifically allows the files to be
> multi-standard (an example is netbsd). You can add the header anywhere
> in the first 8K and this shouldn't affect your own protocol.

Are you saying that :

kernel /my_multiboot_kernel
chainloader /my_chainloader

will load the kernel as per the multiboot header and then call the chainloader ?
does grub guarantee that the kernel will be kept in memory ?



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