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

Christoph Egger wrote:
>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.

What is missing from boot(8) for it to be able to load Xen ?

Robert Swindells

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