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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v7 0/3] x86 boot: 32-bit boot protocol
On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 15:06 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Huang, Ying wrote:
> > This patch set defines a 32-bit boot protocol for x86 platform, adds
> > an extensible boot parameter passing mechanism, export the boot
> > parameters via sysfs.
> >
> > The patch set has been tested against kernel of git version
> > v2.6.23-6623-g55b70a0 (with Rusty's git tree pulled) on x86_64 and
> > i386.
> >
> > This patch set is based on the proposal of Peter Anvin.
> >
> Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <>
> This patchset should spend a cycle in -mm before being merged, though.

Do you think it is possible that the 3rd patch of the patchset: document
for 32 bit boot protocol can be merged into upstream firstly? It has
been used by kexec/LinuxBIOS already and the EFI support patches depend
on it too.

Best Regards,
Huang Ying
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