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Re: Smart Boot Manager binary in debian-cd

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 08:04:17AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>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…

Manty? Suggestions?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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