[haiku-bugs] Re: [Haiku] #11345: Eliminate the need for "makebootable"

  • From: "pulkomandy" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:05:20 -0000

#11345: Eliminate the need for "makebootable"
   Reporter:  waddlesplash        |      Owner:  mmu_man
       Type:  enhancement         |     Status:  new
   Priority:  normal              |  Milestone:  Unscheduled
  Component:  System/Boot Loader  |    Version:  R1/Development
 Resolution:                      |   Keywords:
 Blocked By:                      |   Blocking:
Has a Patch:  0                   |   Platform:  All

Comment (by pulkomandy):

 How would the BIOS do this? The BIOS first runs the disk MBR, which
 chainloads into our partition boot record. So it's up to the MBR to
 include the info or not.

 You are right, modern PCs do this,however, it's called UEFI, and it avoids
 most of this mess and allows jumping directly into stage2. Should we waste
 time on "modern bios, but not UEFI" kind of machines? Is it worth the

Ticket URL: <https://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/11345#comment:1>
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