linux16 (boot a linux kernel on x86 via real-mode code)

Usage

linux16 [-v VESAMODE] FILE

Synopsis

Load kernel from FILE and boot on x86 in real-mode.

Only kernel images in bzImage format are supported by now.

For the video mode refer the Linux kernel documentation ‘Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt’ for correct VESA mode numbers. Use ‘ask’ instead of a number to make Linux for options..

Options

-v VESAMODE set VESAMODE