* docs/grub.texi (GNU/Linux): Document APM unavailability with

	32-bit linux protocol.
parent 7bced458
2010-10-17 Vladimir Serbinenko <phcoder@gmail.com>
* docs/grub.texi (GNU/Linux): Document APM unavailability with
32-bit linux protocol.
2010-10-17 Vladimir Serbinenko <phcoder@gmail.com>
* grub-core/kern/i386/pc/startup.S (grub_console_setcursor): Check
......@@ -895,6 +895,14 @@ grub> @kbd{linux /vmlinuz root=/dev/sda1 acpi=off}
See the documentation in the Linux source tree for complete information on
the available options.
With @command{linux} GRUB uses 32-bit protocol. Some BIOS services like APM
or EDD aren't available with this protocol. In this case you need to use
@command{linux16}
@example
grub> @kbd{linux16 /vmlinuz root=/dev/sda1 acpi=off}
@end example
@item
If you use an initrd, execute the command @command{initrd} (@pxref{initrd})
after @command{linux}:
......@@ -903,6 +911,12 @@ after @command{linux}:
grub> @kbd{initrd /initrd}
@end example
If you used @command{linux16} you need to use @command{initrd16}:
@example
grub> @kbd{initrd16 /initrd}
@end example
@item
Finally, run the command @command{boot} (@pxref{boot}).
@end enumerate
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