[LinuxBIOS] #84: grub2 can boot linux from IDE disk

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Thu Jul 12 19:53:33 CEST 2007

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 07:37:34AM -0000, LinuxBIOS wrote:
> Grub2 uses BIOS calls right now for access to disk. Replace this
> with a driver that accesses ATA disks directly.

_Please_ don't get the one from FILO.

Either grab the one from OpenBIOS or port either ADVDRVR or MINDRVR
written by Hale Landis, they're both in the public domain and
available from http://ata-atapi.com/

(How does this thing work to get trac to put emails as ticket
comments? trac docs anywhere?)


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