[LinuxBIOS] V3 fallback, failover, and the normal boot flag.
stepan at coresystems.de
Wed Jul 18 01:35:49 CEST 2007
* ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [070718 01:16]:
> So, at this point, I'd argue that linuxbios can CLEAR the boot normal,
> but the only thing that should set it is a payload. This is very
> conservative behaviour, but I think it's correct.
It definitely is, since linuxbios itself has no shell or other interface
to recover easily from such a case.
But since many payloads don't do this correctly, should this be a config
> n:m mappings for all modules, well, we don't have lots of bits. Let's
> not get too fancy. We're not even coming up yet.
So let's use our modules and try to emulate a normal/fallback behavior
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