Re: [email@example.com: [PATCH] Fail gracefuly when attempting to load 64-bit kFreeBSD on IA32 CPU]
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: [email@example.com: [PATCH] Fail gracefuly when attempting to load 64-bit kFreeBSD on IA32 CPU]
- From: Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 20:30:41 +0200
- Message-id: <20091009183041.GA8209@thorin>
- In-reply-to: <20091009182149.GC4645@thorin>
- References: <20091009182149.GC4645@thorin>
On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 08:21:49PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
This should prevent amd64 kFreeBSD from crashing when running on ia32
CPU. If you'd like a more user-friendly message, the cpuid command
can be used with scripting, e.g.:
if cpuid --blah ; then
echo "I don't like you!"
either inside a menuentry or top of grub.cfg.
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."