RMGR Documentation needed

Frank Mehnert fm3 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Feb 24 12:03:10 CET 2003


On Monday 24 February 2003 11:44, Daniel Koch wrote:
> My problem is that I don`t want to use this specially designed GRUB for my
> purpose. I don`t have a network to boot (only floppy or Reiserfs) from, so
> it seems to me that adjusting the makefiles would be the solution for me.
> Unfortunately I don`t know how exactly to adjust these files so that
> they`re correctly linked. Perhaps anyone can help me there ?

You only have to make sure that the binaries you want to load don't overlap
mutual and that they don't overlap rmgr, sigma0 or the kernel. So the best
is to link the binaries to addresses above 8MB (0x00800000). Modules must
not overlap because rmgr sees any memory one-by-one mapped.

Frank
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