ARM as a primary architecture
dj at redhat.com
Mon Mar 26 19:32:15 UTC 2012
> Given that the "pc" sense of BIOS includes having arguments returned in
> x86 registers, I really don't think that's true.
ARM has registers too...
My point is, the ARM chips *do* support an on-board flash bootloader,
and there's no reason why that bootloader couldn't export a standard
ABI that uses interrupts and register passing, and boot off a standard
... but that's not what the vendors do.
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