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Re: Heads up: new boot loader required for x86
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 09:58:24PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote:
> Andrew Doran wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:01:12AM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> >> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Andrew Doran <ad%netbsd.org@localhost>
> >> wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:52:16AM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> >>>> How about people using third party boot loader ?
> >>> Which one do you have in mind?
> >> grub in my case.
> > Grub follows the multiboot specification, which we have kernel support for.
> > We need some glue code in the kernel but it is able to load the modules too.
> > With grub you'll have to make the module available and provide a path to
> > it. I will write the code soon.
> When you use GRUB and boot via PXE and with root on nfs, how does it
> load the nfs file system and the network driver ?
grub can also load modules over tftp.
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