Subject: Re: Adding cd9660 support to the i386/amd64 BIOS bootloader
To: Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Clark <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2005 10:10:52
Bang Jun-Young wrote:
>Martin Husemann wrote:
>>On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 12:06:07AM +0900, Bang Jun-Young wrote:
>>>ISO-9660 defines the default block size 2048 bytes for all platforms that
>>I think what Simon means is: Sun (and some DEC CD drives) have physical
>>blocksizes of 512 byte, emulated by the drives firmware.
>Even if it is, we still have nothing to lose, because there's no platform
>that have cd9660 support in their bootloaders. When it becomes a real
>problem, we can easily fix it.
Uh? The El Torito spec uses the ISO9660 format. BIOS's for i386
platforms have been using this
since 1995, or how do you think a PC boots off of a CD at all?