Subject: Re: 64-bit daddr_t problems with libsa
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/30/2003 07:55:47
> As an aside, are there any platforms which load the kernel directly
> from the file system from the first stage boot block?  (IMHO, the two
> stage method is much better)

Or the five stage method of i386?
mbr	: disk sector 0 read by the bios
pbr	: partition sector 0 read by the mbr
pbr	: partition sectors 3..15 read by the code in it's sector 0
boot	: read from sector/count list saved in the exended pbr
netbsd	: read from filesystem


David Laight: