[ros-dev] Freeldr changes
ayerkes at speakeasy.net
Fri Apr 22 17:38:40 CEST 2005
On Tue, 19 Apr 2005 11:22:30 +0200
"Ge van Geldorp" <gvg at reactos.com> wrote:
> The freeldr changes I just checked in more or less formalize the concepts of
> a boot volume/partition (containing freeldr.sys and freeldr.ini) and a
> system volume/partition (containing \ReactOS). Most of the time, the boot
> volume and system volume will be the same, but it's not required. The main
> freeldr code no longer knows anything about partitions, this is handled in
> the architecture-dependent functions now. The main code is given an opaque
> drive number and the sector number at which a partition/slice/volume starts.
> There are a number of new Mach functions:
Thanks GvG. This is exactly what I was hoping for to use in PPC freeldr.
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exhibit no net motion. None the less, you may soon begin to notice that
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