Loadlin 1.6a works with 2.1.25

Robert A. Yetman (boby@pixi.com)
Sun, 2 Feb 1997 15:44:53 -1000 (HST)

the #define STANDARD_MEMORY_BIOS_CALL is not
needed with 2.1.25. loadlin1.6a boots fine
without it.

On Sun, 2 Feb 1997, Jeff Millar wrote:

> boby@pixi.com suggested adding
> in three files of the kernel. I did that and indeed
> it allows Loadlin 1.6a to boot kernels 2.1.22-25.
> BUT! Why should I have to do this? As a member of
> kernel du jour since 1.1.59, this is the first time I
> need to add code to get mainline functionality to work.
> Am I missing something?
> Do all true kernel hackers use LILO?
> When would a Loadlin boot kernel not need the define?
> What's a "non-standard" memory bios call?
> Shouldn't the define become part of config options?
> jeff

boby@pixi.com (Robert A. Yetman)