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Re: grub2 on powerpc

On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 12:15:12AM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2006, at 7:00 PM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >Rick Thomas <rbthomas55@pobox.com> 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.
> Thanks.  But as I said, I'm not a developer (for lack of time -- I  
> have a day job, and I'd like to keep it!)  What I can do is test things.
> If someone who understands Otavio's description of the task is  
> willing to make an .iso that I can burn to a CD, I'll be happy to  
> test it and provide detailed reports on my success or failures.

I will build you a netboot image, which include this patched version, this way
you can test it. I do believe this will include a mini-iso kind of thing.


Sven Luther

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