[PATCH 0/2] x86 minor fixes and questions

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Nov 8 13:30:37 EST 2013


Here are two minor fixes for the x86 support. The first patch avoids
linking problems on recent gcc versions, and the second one fixes the

Also, I've tested the x86 support under Qemu, it starts fine. Thanks
to the bios disk driver, it detects one hard disk drive. However,
since the driver doesn't set num_blocks, the disk size is zero, and no
partition can be detected. Is this bios disk driver supposed to work
to read the entire hard drive, access a filesystem and load the kernel
image, or is the x86 support generally too limited for this at the



Thomas Petazzoni (2):
  scripts/setupmbr: fix documentation
  arch/x86: fix link with recent gcc

 arch/x86/Makefile           | 3 ++-
 scripts/setupmbr/setupmbr.c | 4 ++--
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)


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