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Re: Second stage bootloader (i386) hangs on ls command for ext2
On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Evgeniy Ivanov
> On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Izumi Tsutsui
> <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost> wrote:
>> Evgeniy Ivanov wrote:
>>> Izumi, thank you for reviewing! New patches are attached.
>>> > I think it's better to use a positive LIBSA_ENABLE_LS_OP option rather
>>> > than LIBSA_NO_LS_OP, and make whole (fs_ops)->ls op part optional because
>>> > - there are many primary bootloaders (bootxx_foo) which don't need
>>> > the ls op and have size restrictions (alpha, atari, pmax ...)
>>> > - there are few bootloaders which support command prompt mode where
>>> > the `ls' op is actually required (some ports don't have even getchar())
>>> > We also have to check all other non-x86 bootloaders which refer ufs_ls().
>>> > (ews4800mips, ia64, landisk, x68k, zaurus etc)
>>> Done. I'm not able to check though, but the modification is trivial
>>> and almost the same as for i386.
>> Committed all changes (with several fixes for ews4800mips and x68k)
>> Thank you for your great work!
> np :-)
>> Now it's time for someone[TM] to try PR/30866 :-)
> Seems to be a useful feature, I'll work on this in Jan if it doesn't
> violate [TM] :P
Unfortunately I was out of time and doubtfully will get some time for
So anybody is welcome to work on this feature.
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