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Bug#488111: support for installing GRUB without blocklists on GPT

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 04:16:39PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Thursday 26 June 2008, Robert Millan wrote:
> > This adds support for BIOS Boot Partition flag in partman, which will
> > allow GRUB to install on GPT drives without use of blocklists.  It
> > requires the user to manually setup a partition for embedding GRUB in
> > it.
> I get the feeling that this patch is incomplete. Are some new files 
> missing?
> Some other files show changes while I don't think they currently exist, 
> but that's OK. They look to have been copied from existing, similar files 
> dealing with the bootable flag for DOS partitions.

Yeah.  Sorry, I forgot to mention that.  I run this before:

  svn copy active_partition/toggle_bootable active_partition/toggle_bios

then made my changes, and sent the "svn diff" from there, to avoid embedding
the whole thing in my patch.

Robert Millan

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