cvs commit: src/sys/sys gpt.h src/lib/libstand Makefile
src/sbin/gpt Makefile add.c boot.c gpt.8 gpt.c gpt.h show.c
ufsread.c src/sys/boot/i386 Makefile src/sys/boot/i386/gptboot Makefile
gptboot.c gptldr.S ...
julian at elischer.org
Wed Oct 24 16:55:59 PDT 2007
John Baldwin wrote: This partition does not have a fixed size in that
> /boot/pmbr will load the entire partition into the lower 640k. However,
> it is limited in that it can only be 545k. That's still a lot better than
> the current 7.5k limit for boot2 on MBR. gptboot mostly acts just like
> boot2 in that it reads /boot.config and loads up /boot/loader. Some more
I suggest that we compile a freebsd 1.1 kernel up as the bootloader.
I remember that it cold be loaded below 640 when it was 386bsd.
in fact I think it was me that moved it up to 1MB..
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