l4-hackers Digest, Vol 124, Issue 4

Lluís Vilanova vilanova at ac.upc.edu
Tue Aug 6 11:38:27 CEST 2013

Adam Lackorzynski writes:

> On Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 14:03:48 +0300, Lluís Vilanova wrote:
>> Adam Lackorzynski writes:
>> > On Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 01:22:17 +0300, Lluís Vilanova wrote:
>> >> Hey, thanks for the response and the offer to keep me posted on the problem :)
>> >> 
>> >> Last time I tried with QEMU the system was working perfectly fine (with "make
>> >> qemu"). Unfortunately, I need to run it on a real machine to get some
>> >> performance measurements.
>> > Use grub1 is a quick tip, possibly via netboot (pxegrub). A short look
>> > at current grub2 shows me some interesting and likely changed behaviour
>> > but I didn't check further right now.
>> > https://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/~adam/grub/0.97/
>> I chainloaded into a grub1 installation on another partition and everything
>> works like a charm.
>> Just curious, what exactly has changed on grub2? Did the multiboot features
>> change?

> It looked to me as there would be an overlap between modules and the
> bootstrap binary itself which fortunately was caught. Needs more
> investigation.

Yes, that's indeed what I found.


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