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53ea95de 12/03/2009 11:25 pm Adam Lackorzynski

multiboot: Fix module loading and setting of mmap.

Signed-off-by: Adam Lackorzynski <>
Acked-by: Alexander Graf <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

dd4b2659 11/17/2009 06:39 pm Alexander Graf

Move common option rom code to header file

We will have a linux boot option rom soon, so let's take all functionality
that might be useful for both to a header file that both roms can include.

That way we only have to write fw_cfg access code once.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <>...

77873196 11/17/2009 06:39 pm Alexander Graf

Convert multiboot to fw_cfg backed data storage

Right now we load the guest kernel to RAM, fire off the BIOS, hope it
doesn't clobber memory and run an option rom that jumps into the kernel.

That breaks with SeaBIOS, as that clears memory. So let's read all...

ff56954b 10/27/2009 07:28 pm Juergen Lock

multiboot.S patch for old as(1) (was: Re: [Qemu-devel] Some OpenBSD/amd64 build fixes)

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:55:02PM +0200, Juergen Lock wrote:

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 09:31:16PM +0100, Laurence Tratt wrote:
[...]

then the above error doesn't occur, but...

8167ee88 07/16/2009 11:47 pm Blue Swirl

Update to a hopefully more future proof FSF address

Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

8676188b 07/03/2009 10:25 pm Blue Swirl

Work around Solaris gas problem

Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

f16408df 06/29/2009 09:52 pm Alexander Graf

Multiboot support v5

This patch implements support for Multiboot on x86 for -kernel.
Multiboot is a "new" approach to get rid of different bootloaders, providing
a unified interface for the kernel. It supports command line options and
kernel modules.

The two probably best known projects using multiboot are Xen and GNU Hurd....