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From: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
To: Thomas Meyer <thomas@m3y3r.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, jason.fleischli@hp.com
Subject: Re: Latest kernel doesn't boot
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 10:01:58 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1202868118.5026.10.camel@caritas-dev.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47ADF34A.6010804@m3y3r.de>

On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 19:39 +0100, Thomas Meyer wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin schrieb:
> > Thomas Meyer wrote:
> >> H. Peter Anvin schrieb:
> >>> Thomas Meyer wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> I can not revert the commit 
> >>>> e429795c68d3001ecae74f6465420c9f043b0ece. it gave me errors.
> >>>> but i'm also not sure what could be wrong with this commit!
> >>>>
> >>>> my first idea was that the commit 
> >>>> "[2215e69d2cf5024647f9a034807990590d25dd4e] x86 boot: use E820 
> >>>> memory map on EFI 32 platform" is the offender, because the macbook 
> >>>> pro doesn't provide a e820 memory map at all. but bisect showed 
> >>>> that i'm wrong here?!
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> ELILO is expected to convert the memory map from EFI to e820 format.
> >> I'm using elilo-3.6-ia32.efi provided at the elilo homepage.  i 
> >> wasn't able to create a working efi toolchain :-(
> >> Does elilo-3.6 already do the converting of the memory map, or not?
> >
> > Don't know.
> 3.6 doesn't do the mapping in ia32/system.c create_boot_params().
> 3.8 does.
> 
> The problem is, that i wasn't able to produce a working elilo.efi files 
> with my gentoo toolchain. the files elilo-3.8.efi provided by the elilo 
> project also doesn't work (gives a load error from the efi runtime).
> 
> So i guess i'm stuck here.

Can you attach the error message with elilo 3.8?

> It should be noted somewhere that with Huangs patches, elilo version 3.8 
> is needed.

Yes. I will add this.

Best Regards,
Huang Ying


      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13  2:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 22:15 thomas
2008-02-05 22:33 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-05 23:57   ` thomas
2008-02-06 20:18   ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-06 21:02     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-06 21:27       ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-06 21:45         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-09 18:39           ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-11 17:42             ` Jason Fleischli
2008-02-13  2:01             ` Huang, Ying [this message]

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