Re: grub2 on powerpc
On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 08:00:42PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Rick Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> I made this patch to enable grub2 for powerpc as well, but
> >> unfortunately I can't
> >> test it (no ppc hardware here). Would anyone like to try it?
> >> --
> >> Robert Millan
> > Hi Robert,
> > I'd love to test it. And I have PPC hardware (PowerPC Macs) to test
> > it on. But I'm not a developer. What can I do to help?
> Basically, you'll need to get d-i source code and grub-installer
> source code. Build both (the last with the applied patch provided by
> Robert) and add it in localudebs before build the mini.iso. Burn it on
> a CD and test.
Or netboot it. Maybe grub2 replacing yaboot will cause a stop to the trouble
involved in using yaboot on IBM power hardware even.