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Re: GRUB on system with NO gateA20

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: GRUB on system with NO gateA20
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 08:24:50 +0900
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At 22 Jul 2002 13:40:58 -0700,
Liberty Young wrote:
> It looks like that on x86 machines, grub uses Gate A20, instead of using
> the PS/2 method via I/O port 92 for switching protected mode. 

s/Gate A20/the keyboard controller/

Technically speaking, every modern x86 machine should have Gate A20.

> I believe this to be a bug. 

You are right. See this web page, for more infomation:



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