[syslinux] Initial support for sector size >512

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Dec 18 15:06:18 PST 2013

On 12/16/2013 05:18 AM, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
> Surely should apply to 4.xx where they was developed but I think I send
> them for 5.xx. mbr part of patches was merged time ago.
> Unfortunately I had no time to update other patches. If I remember there
> was a problem on the way ADV was implemented (using the same sector).
> Unfortunately my company business required to work on other things. We
> actually have these patches in our product but would be very great to
> upstream them.
> Do you need some help testing? I should have some patches (like seabios)
> somewhere.

That might help, but yes, there are certainly issues with the ADV (I
think we should expand the ADV to 4K, but that means we need to do some
size reduction to fit the btrfs area).


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