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SubjectRe: For comment: draft BIOS use document for the kernel
Hi!

> > Then how does 1.44 megabytes of data from a floppy disk (that won't
> > fit below 1 megabyte), that is accessed in real-mode, ever get to
> > above 1 megabyte where it can be decompressed?
>
> The limit is about 508K of compressed image with the floppy boot.

Wrong. 0xeffff is limit for floppy boot. Kernel errorneously thinks it
is 0xfffff, and loops if it is 0xf????. We use int15 to copy it. Take a
look, there are ugly hacks around that.

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