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Re: Smart Boot Manager binary in debian-cd

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Hi Raphael,
> I'm in the middle of fixing up #497270 (embedded binaries in
> debian-cd), and I'm almost done. My one remaining problem is that I
> don't know how to generate the sbm.bin file that we have. It's *not*
> simply a copy of the sbm.img that lives in the sbm package, so I'm not
> sure what's needed.
> svn log says you were the first person to add the sbm.bin.gz file into
> cvs (data/sarge/sbm.bin.gz):
> r400 | hertzog | 2002-10-10 13:56:48 +0100 (Thu, 10 Oct 2002) | 2 lines
> * Added support for sarge and debian-installer.
> Can you enlighten me please?

IIRC, it should be a simple copy. The file in the package might have
changed in the mean time however. Santiago might know better as he's the
one who suggested sbm to help some people to boot from CD. Maybe nobody
uses it nowadays and we could get rid of it…

Raphaël Hertzog

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