[PATCH 2/2] x86: Support multiboot2 images

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Jul 2 06:29:56 PDT 2019


On Tue, 2019-07-02 at 13:09 +0200, Simon Horman wrote:
> > diff --git a/include/x86/multiboot2.h b/include/x86/multiboot2.h
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 0000000..5693923
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/include/x86/multiboot2.h
> > @@ -0,0 +1,416 @@
> > +/*  multiboot2.h - Multiboot 2 header file.  */
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> 
> As per my comment on your previous posting of this patch:
> 
> multiboot2.h does not appear to be licenced as GPLv2.
> This seems incompatible with inclusion in kexec-tools.
> Can we discuss this?

Er... why do you say that isn't GPL-compatible? It's just a standard
MIT licence, isn't it?


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