Bug#241817: install: does not create yaboot partition
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 01:17:18AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 10:20:41AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 03, 2004 at 01:20:17PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > The idea is that some hardware configurations needs some particular
> > > > partitions to be there (like a prep boot partition or a palo boot
> > > > partition, or the yaboot boot partition on pmac), or even some
> > > > filesystem to be used for the /boot partition (like affs on pegasos 1).
> > >
> > > Notice that there already exists a partman-palo package to do this for
> > > hppa. You just need to make some kind of partman-yaboot, I suppose.
> > Ok. Is it advisable to create a partman-yaboot, partman-prep,
> > partman-pegasos package, or a single partman-powerpc which will hold all
> > the above subarches ?
> I'd say it's best to separate them. The Apple_Bootstrap partition code
> you need for yaboot on powerpc is quite different from other powerpc
> subarches, even (judging from the yaboot-howto) other yaboot-using
What code are you refering to here ? It is just a plain partition with a
type and a name. Can probably be done with 3 or 4 libparted invocations.