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Re: Booting a NetBSD-amd64 kernel with "grub"
On Monday 19 May 2008 11:50:25 Robert Swindells wrote:
> 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 ?
AFAIK, boot(8) does not support multiboot at all.
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