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Re: Boot wedges
mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost (matthew green) writes:
>> I have added another option. The bootloader may pass a string
>> that is interpreted as in 2. or 3. Like the other options, the
>> data is passed in a global variable from MD to MI code.
>> Previously defined variables are:
>> boothowto - boot flags
>> booted_device - the boot disk and unit
>> booted_partition - the boot partition
>> booted_startblk - the offset of the boot partition
>> booted_nblks - the sizee of the boot partition
>> Now there is also:
>> bootspec - the name of the boot device
>is this in a manual somewhere? could you make it so if not? :)
There is cpu_rootconf(9) that needs to be extended.
>thanks. i like this change.
I hope that more bootloaders adopt it. Currently it's evbarm
and I will commit a change for x86/multiboot when I had a chance
to test it.
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