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Re: Booting

In article <[🔎] 20020319142220.GA2222@celeron.dekkers> you write:
>It doesn't matter what GRUB includes, the thing which matters if the
>FreeBSD bootloader and kernel can be modified to use the multiboot
>specification. I think that's possible.

It would be nice.

>Miltiboot does support passing modules. The actual linkage (like
>symbol lookups etc) should be done in the kernel, because this is
>kernel-dependent. But I think this is already the case, isn't it?

Presumably by "passing" you mean that the loader loads the modules
rather than just passin their filenames (otherwise you wouldn't
be able to boot off a device whose driver is in a module). In which
case I don't see any technical obstacles.


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