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task #10030: making kernel of FreeBSD Multiboot-compliant

Submitted by:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted on:  Sat Jan 2 22:52:38 2010  
Should Start On: Fri Jan 1 23:00:00 2010Should be Finished on: Fri Jan 1 23:00:00 2010
Priority: 3 - LowStatus: Cancelled
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed

Sat Jan 2 22:52:38 2010, original submission:

It'd be nice if the kernel of FreeBSD was made Multiboot-compliant, or at least if a patch was available, so that end users and/or kFreeBSD-based distributions could use it.

This is not particularly hard, because the kernel of FreeBSD already uses ELF. It's probably a matter of:

- Adding a Multiboot header
- Adding a Multiboot entry point
- Adapt code so that it can obtain information from multiboot_info structure when it is provided

Robert Millan <robertmh>
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