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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/9] x86 EFI boot stub
    On 08/11/2011 12:59 PM, Matt Fleming wrote:
    > From: Matt Fleming <>
    > This series adds support for an EFI boot stub, similar to the existing
    > BIOS boot stub. The result is that you can boot a bzImage on an EFI
    > machine without the use of a boot loader by making the bzImage appear
    > to the EFI firmware to be an EFI application. Also, a single bzImage
    > can be booted on either a BIOS or EFI machine.
    > Using the EFI boot stub has the advantage that the kernel is
    > responsible for configuring the machine to the point where we can
    > fully boot the kernel, so we are no longer at the mercy of the boot
    > loader.
    Fails to boot here. I thought changing characteristics from 0x60500020 to 0xe0500020 would help, but no. :/
    This change would make the code section writable.

    FileAlignment you use is probably wrong, I think it should be 0x200 not 0x2000 .

    Maybe you need to add a data section and fix SizeOfInitializedData too?

    It just hangs on a blinking cursor, no idea if it actually started executing anything yet or not, since nothing is printed out.


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