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Re: [PATCH] Determine the linux loader command at runtime

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Determine the linux loader command at runtime
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:22:21 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 09:24:42AM +0100, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
> There are numerous ways to load Linux kernel depending on the platform 
> customs.
> Pick the correct one at runtime, so that legacy platform interfaces don't 
> break
> and newer platforms use their native ways of bootstrapping Linux.

We (Ubuntu) have been using the 32-bit entry point on i386-pc for quite
some time, and I'm fairly sure we rely on it to make gfxpayload work for
flicker-free boot.  It looks like this will break that; please don't.

Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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