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Re: Adding ppc64el support in debian-cd

On Fri, Oct 03, 2014 at 02:34:42PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
>Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> > I've also just added ppc64el to the daily and weekly build config -
>> > let's see how well it works!
>Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> It seems the daily build has worked correctly.
>If you mean
>  http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/ppc64el/iso-cd/debian-testing-ppc64el-netinst.iso
>then it lacks the CHRP (MBR) partition table.
>The xorriso command line in /.disk/mkisofs matches this.
>It contains no boot options.
>In your patch of  Fri, 3 Oct 2014 00:33:01 +0200 i see
>  +if [ -d CD$N/ppc/bootinfo.txt ] ; then
>  +    add_mkisofs_opt $CDDIR/../$N.mkisofs_opts "-chrp-boot"
>  +fi
>which did not come into effect or else would have sabotaged
>the production run with message
>  xorriso : FAILURE : -as mkisofs: Unsupported option '-chrp-boot'
>The reason why it did not influence the production run is most
>probably the test option -d for the data file ppc/bootinfo.txt.
>How about this:
>  if [ -f CD$N/ppc/bootinfo.txt ] ; then
>       add_mkisofs_opt $CDDIR/../$N.mkisofs_opts "-chrp-boot-part"
>  fi

I've switched to that and added a hard dependency on xorriso too.

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