Subject: Re: Using Etherboot ELF/FreeBSD loader to netboot ELF/NetBSD
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/28/2003 19:23:26
On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> Bill Studenmund is working on this... 3 notes:

Hrm.  That'll make it rather more of a pain to check for, won't it?
Rather than looping over program headers looking for one that fits, you'll
have to keep track of which of the parameters you've matched already as
you accumulate them.

> 	* One to indicate ${MACHINE_ARCH}

Is there any circumstance in which this can't be determined from the ELF
header, i.e. where one ELF architecture/endianness corresponds to multiple

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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