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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/i386

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 02:19:40PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Oct 2008, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Add "multiboot" command to boot multiboot compliant kernels like Xen.
> Excellent!
> Please document this in boot(8) an add an example in boot.cfg(5).

The second is done. For the former someone should turn the attached
patch into readable form :)

Index: boot.8
RCS file: /home/joerg/repo/netbsd/src/share/man/man8/man8.i386/boot.8,v
retrieving revision 1.43
diff -u -p -r1.43 boot.8
--- boot.8      6 Oct 2008 21:04:51 -0000       1.43
+++ boot.8      11 Oct 2008 13:15:44 -0000
@@ -241,6 +241,17 @@ Boot the system with debug messages enab
 .It Fl z
 Boot the system in silent mode.
+.It Ic multiboot Va kernel Op Va arguments
+Boot the kernel like boot, but use the multiboot boot protocol.
+If the kernel is a NetBSD kernel, the same arguments as boot apply.
+For the Xen kernel, dom0_mem specifies the memory reservation of the
+The dom0 kernel must be passed as module and arguments for the kernel
+are passed as arguments to the module.
+.It Ic load Va module Op Va arguments
+Load the given kernel module.
+If the module name is not an absolute path, 
+is used.
 .It Ic consdev Va dev
 Immediately switch the console to the specified device
 .Va dev

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