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From: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
To: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -v7 0/3] x86 boot: 32-bit boot protocol
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:04:07 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1193187847.23935.95.camel@caritas-dev.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <471E7078.4050908@zytor.com>

On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 15:06 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Huang, Ying wrote:
> > This patch set defines a 32-bit boot protocol for x86 platform, adds
> > an extensible boot parameter passing mechanism, export the boot
> > parameters via sysfs.
> > 
> > The patch set has been tested against kernel of git version
> > v2.6.23-6623-g55b70a0 (with Rusty's git tree pulled) on x86_64 and
> > i386.
> > 
> > This patch set is based on the proposal of Peter Anvin.
> > 
> 
> Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
> 
> This patchset should spend a cycle in -mm before being merged, though.

Do you think it is possible that the 3rd patch of the patchset: document
for 32 bit boot protocol can be merged into upstream firstly? It has
been used by kexec/LinuxBIOS already and the EFI support patches depend
on it too.

Best Regards,
Huang Ying

  reply	other threads:[~2007-10-24  1:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-23  8:06 Huang, Ying
2007-10-23 22:06 ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-10-24  1:04   ` Huang, Ying [this message]
2007-10-24  1:15     ` H. Peter Anvin

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