[OpenBIOS] x86 multiboot header?

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Tue Sep 21 11:07:19 CEST 2010

Nathan Kunkee wrote:

> Hi all,
> As of revision 861, I am unable to build a working multiboot image. I am working on Ubuntu 10.4, gcc 4.4. Although OpenSolaris b134, gcc4, also doesn't work.
> Grub 1.95 doesn't recognize the file as a multiboot file. QEMU crashes when passed this via -kernel (something about running code near 0xa000). Sure enough, I can find the second header for 0x2BAD but not 0x1BAD. Is the linker script that prefixes the header off?
> Thank you in advance for any assistance!
> Nathan

Interesting. Did you find r861 as the result of an SVN bisect? If so, 
posting a link to your test image so that someone could debug this would 
be very helpful.



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