[coreboot] Multiboot support
rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Sep 9 18:59:33 CEST 2008
I'm thinking that it'd be interesting for coreboot to have direct support for
Multiboot, so that Multiboot kernels can be used directly without GRUB/FILO as
middle man (somewhat like this thing you call "LAB").
When I brought this up on IRC, Patrick expressed concerns about size. I suppose
the best would be to give users the option to provide either coreboot tables or
Multiboot, whatever is needed for their payload, instead of adding both things
Nevertheless I don't expect the basic Multiboot support to be excessively big.
If this idea sounds fine, I could provide a patch for v3.
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."
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