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Re: Booting a NetBSD-amd64 kernel with "grub"

On Monday 19 May 2008 10:47:44 Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 09:20:58AM +0200, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> > Maybe this is related to grub and large partition (and/or kernel physical
> > location).
> > For example, http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-xen/2006/10/17/0009.html
> > or http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-xen/2007/03/04/0002.html
> I doubt that. The partition is less than 512MB, uses a block of 8KB and
> a fragment size of 1KB and "grub" can load Xen of it without problems.

Grub does not recognize 64bit ELF format.

The latest development version of GRUB supports the MULTIBOOT2 draft
which has explicit support for 64bit ELF.


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