[PATCH] Documentation: x86: boot: reserve type_of_loader=13 for barebox

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Sat Oct 1 15:45:48 PDT 2022

On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 04:30:39PM +0200, Ahmad Fatoum wrote:
> barebox built as EFI payload has been booting Linux on x86 with
> type_of_loader=0xff since v2015.09.0.

What is barebox?

That https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barebox ?

That version number v2015 - am I to understand it that it has been
booting Linux since the year 2015?

In any case, it would be useful to explain a bit what it is here.

> Reserve 13, the next free id, so this can be used instead.

Sure, I guess, why not.




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