[openbeos] Re: Stage 1 Bootloader

  • From: Charlie Clark <charlie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 14:15:38 +0100

On 2002-11-26 at 01:01:48 [+0100], openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Anyway I think the R5 zbeos handles parameter itself (it's responsible 
> for the 'boot menu' for example), it currently doesn't accept parameters 
> from outside I think... 
> Btw zbeos is still somewhat strange... in R4 it could be loaded as a 
> Linux kernel from LILO (just like another vmlinuz), not it can't in R5... 
> I suppose it's because it begins with a bootsector.

I seem to recall that zbeos was written to avoid GPL issues around the 
previous loader.


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