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Re: Second stage bootloader (i386) hangs on ls command for ext2


On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Izumi Tsutsui 
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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())
>> Done.
>> > 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


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