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Re: spoofing the kenel header...

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Subject: Re: spoofing the kenel header...
From: Warner Losh <imp@harmony.village.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 1999 09:46:17 -0700
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 04 Mar 1999 15:43:26 +0100." <199903041443.PAA05055@pallas.spacetec.no>
References: <199903041443.PAA05055@pallas.spacetec.no>
In message <199903041443.PAA05055@pallas.spacetec.no> Tor Arntsen writes:
: On a side note, would it make sense to maybe let that 
: tftpboot image be a loader that would load the real
: kernel (also by tftp)?  Just in case that first image
: really *has* to be a coff image (for some reason).
: Assuming it's easier to build a coff format loader 
: instead of a coff kernel, of course.

It is easier to build a coff kernel.  However, the kernel may need to
be tweaked to get the information that the normal loader normally
passes to it.

Warner

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