booting other oses

ron minnich rminnich at
Wed Aug 25 09:08:01 CEST 2004

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Jakob Praher wrote:

> linuxbios loads the linux kernel from the flashrom, which then it is in
> real mode imho.

ah, no, it is not. it is in 32-bit mode in linuxbios, and 32-bit paged 
mode in kernel. 

> so does it use lobos/two kernel monte or something other way to load
> another app?

app ==> kernel right? 

> for instance how would linuxbios boot into for instance grub or lilo?

it won't because grub and lilo need bios callbacks that linuxbios does not 


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