Subject: Re: Adding Multiboot support (or not)
To: None <,>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/15/2006 12:23:19
On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:51:24AM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 5/15/06, Pavel Cahyna <> wrote:
> >yes, Just Work - that's why I want do do it before NetBSD 4.0. I'll
> >commit it probably today.
> >
> >But the "Just Work" means "except the symbol table". Please, would you
> >have time and knowledge to work on that?
> It looks like that the symbol table support when loading NetBSD from
> GRUB has been broken for some time already and is not related to your
> change to the linker script.  At least xtraeme@ has told me so for a
> month.
> I know where the problem is, but not yet why it happens; need some
> time to fix it ;-)

Hmm, you told in
that reserving some extra space by the Multiboot header is necessary for
the symbol table to work. Were ypu wrong?

Anyway, it would be good to get rid of MULTIBOOT_SYMTAB_SPACE...