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Re: some patches to grub 0.5.95

From: OKUJI Yoshinori
Subject: Re: some patches to grub 0.5.95
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 13:51:17 +0900

From: Paulo César Pereira de Andrade <address@hidden>
Subject: some patches to grub 0.5.95
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 21:22:24 -0300 (BRST)

>   I know several Linux distributions are making their own version of the
> grub bootloader,

  That's a bad tendency, I think. :(

> one file I think really needs being patched. The file boot.c, so that
> grub will correctly load initrd on machines with >= 1GB.

  This has already been fixed. I recommend switching to 0.5.96 as soon
as it is released, as I have rewritten the Linux boot code after
0.5.95 and it is now compliant with the Linux/i386 boot protocol.

> task assigned to me... The main changes I did was to add an graphical
> background image to grub. The image must be a 640x480 xpm with 14 colors.
> Two colors are reserved for the foreground and background colors.

  It is an interesting thing that so many people like splash
images. Why don't you wait for seeing your favorite pictures until
your OS starts up??? :-)


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