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Booting from real mode all the way to long mode on a modern x86_64 processor is such a depressing exercise in bloat and legacy bullshit

@sir x86_64 is an exercise is bloat and legacy bullshit

@sir and unfortunately arm isn't any better. Probably worse actually.

So, hear me out. All computers, bad.

@vandys @zethra somewhat, but they fucked up the boot story by just copying and pasting the nightmare that is ARM

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