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Re: grub2 on powerpc

On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 08:00:42PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Rick Thomas <rbthomas55@pobox.com> writes:
> >> I made this patch to enable grub2 for powerpc as well, but
> >> unfortunately I can't
> >> test it (no ppc hardware here).  Would anyone like to try it?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Robert Millan
> >
> > Hi Robert,
> >
> > I'd love to test it.  And I have PPC hardware (PowerPC Macs) to test
> > it on.  But I'm not a developer.  What can I do to help?
> Basically, you'll need to get d-i source code and grub-installer
> source code. Build both (the last with the applied patch provided by
> Robert) and add it in localudebs before build the mini.iso. Burn it on
> a CD and test.

Or netboot it. Maybe grub2 replacing yaboot will cause a stop to the trouble
involved in using yaboot on IBM power hardware even.


Sven Luther

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