Re: grub2 on powerpc
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 12:15:12AM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2006, at 7:00 PM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >Rick Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> Thanks. But as I said, I'm not a developer (for lack of time -- I
> have a day job, and I'd like to keep it!) What I can do is test things.
> If someone who understands Otavio's description of the task is
> willing to make an .iso that I can burn to a CD, I'll be happy to
> test it and provide detailed reports on my success or failures.
I will build you a netboot image, which include this patched version, this way
you can test it. I do believe this will include a mini-iso kind of thing.