[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] v3: add a check for a termination member

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 23:15:29 CET 2008

On Jan 5, 2008 2:13 PM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:

> I don't see a gain in this. Since we know the position and size of the
> lar archive anyways, we know nothing will come after the bootblock.
> There should not be any headers that do not belong to real "files" in
> the lar, that would be breaking our model.

the issue is that, before cache is enabled, we lose many, many seconds
as the lar code scans all of flash. So we need an 'end of headers'
entry. We need to know when to stop scanning.

more later, gotta go.


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