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Re: install/42202 (boot installcd fails ((amd64/i386))

The following reply was made to PR install/42202; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
Subject: Re: install/42202 (boot installcd fails ((amd64/i386))
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 22:59:26 +0900

 > >  Nice catch! I have trimmed some fat in /boot and can now produce an image 
 > > < 
 > >  64k, can you confirm that it works now?
 > >  
 > >  -rwxr-xr-x  1 jmcneill  users  65276 Oct 20 10:48 biosboot/boot
 > How about adding a test somewhere to ensure that it won't silently
 > overflow again ?
 The real fix is to update cdboot.S to support real <-> protect mode
 switches provided by i386/stand/lib/realprot.S, which is already used
 by other primary bootxx loaders.
 (I have not checked dosboot and fatboot though)
 Izumi Tsutsui

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