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mips CDs (was Re: Dropping CDs entirely?! (was: Stretch Alpha 3 images))

On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 03:35:48PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>On 2015-09-06 14:25, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> > I have no idea if they support booting over a
>> > CD-ROM or USB image. Does someone known if we can do so on a Loongson 3
>> > or Octeon machine?
>> Maybe one should ask grub-devel@gnu.org mailing list or
>> Vladimir Serbinenko directly.
>GRUB only works on the Loongson 2 machines, not the Loongson 3 ones.
>Given we are going to drop the Loongson 2 support soon, there is no
>point trying to get it working for CD-ROM booting.

ACK. We're similar on armel and armhf too. What *would* be useful on
the CD/DVD for people wanting to start the installer by hand, though?
I'm thinking for people ready to copy bits onto an SD card or

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I suspect most samba developers are already technically insane... Of
 course, since many of them are Australians, you can't tell." -- Linus Torvalds

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