bug/patch for i386 EFI boot

Scott D. Davilla davilla at 4pi.com
Thu Mar 6 00:50:06 EST 2008

>Thanks that looks great. I'll merge it.
>Just for reference, the sign-off line should go at the bottom
>of your description, not underneath the patch. But I'll fix that
>up when I add my sign-off.

Thanks, this was a real bear to find.

>  > And as follow up question. It there any access to
>>  screen_info.orig_video_isVGA besides linking to the kernel? If there
>>  is access to orig_video_isVGA then kexec can setup the screen boot
>>  params as the bootloader intended instead of assuming a default VGA
>>  config. The orig_video_isVGA is the only parameter missing to clone
>>  the initial screen_info information.
>I'm sorry but I'm really not the person to ask about that.
>But it does sound like a good idea if it were possible to

I'll continue to look into this and see if I can find a good solution.


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