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Re: grub2 on powerpc

On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 12:20:43PM +0200, Aurélien GÉRÔME wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 11:24:41AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > ofpathname is part of the ibm-powerpc-utils package (not the same as the
> > package currently in debian), and Aurelien Gerome is packaging it, since
> > yaboot also needs it over the kind-of-broken ofpath found in the yaboot code,
> > so this should be less an issue than you think.
> This is Bug#386675 (ITP: powerpc-ibm-utils -- Utilities for maintenance
> of IBM PowerPC platforms) which blocks Bug#377097 (yaboot: ofpath
> fails on IBM JS21 blades).
> The powerpc-ibm-utils package will have the same Priority & Section
> the legacy powerpc-utils package have, i.e. important & utils, and
> Yaboot will depend on it to use ofpathname.

Why not put it into the powerpc-utils package then? As far as I
understood from the discussion, ofpathname is not specific to IBM
powerpc machines. It should work on every OpenFirmware based powerpc
(including macs), correct? 


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