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SubjectRe: [RFC] x86 ELF bootable kernels/Linux booting Linux/LinuxBIOS
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Followup to:  <m1elk7d37d.fsf@frodo.biederman.org>
By author: ebiederm@xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman)
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> - Code at that entry point to query from the firmware/BIOS the
> information the kernel needs.
>

How do you query from the 16-bit firmware/BIOS at the 32-bit
entrypoint? Or is it that you have a table, fixed by protocol, of
what information is available (so we're basically fucked when
something needs to change)?

-hpa
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