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Google Summer of Code 2009 The NetBSD Project

GPT aware boot loader support

by Mike M. Volokhov for The NetBSD Project

There are two standard ways to load kernel off the GPT: use EFI, or use legacy BIOS boostrtapping with GPT support. This project is about implementing GPT aware bootloader for the NetBSD operating system by extending its MBR/disklabel based multistaged kernel loader.