[coreboot] GRUB2 Questions

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Sun May 11 03:04:37 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of ron minnich
> Sent: Saturday, May 10, 2008 4:15 PM
> To: Patrick Georgi
> Cc: joe at settoplinux.org; Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] GRUB2 Questions
> On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 12:44 AM, Patrick Georgi <patrick at georgi-clan.de>
> wrote:
> > If memdisk comes first (for whatever reason), and (memdisk)/grub.cfg
> > looks for first occurrence of /grub.cfg on any device, it will find
> > (memdisk)/grub.cfg, enter it, search again, enter itself, ...
> if it's that badly designed then it ought to be fixed.
I don't think anything is written in stone yet. I think the creative juices
are still flowing. But I agree, any code that has any kind of an open end
allowing the ever dreaded endless loop is only the result of poor coding.
That is one of the first things they taught us in c++ 101.

Joseph Smith

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