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Re: grub2 on powerpc

On Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 10:46:43PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 12:57:06PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > 
> > Today i did a daily-build install on an apple XServe, and i wanted to give
> > grub2 a try, but i was not able to find any grub-installer package for
> > powerpc. I looked at the BTS, and grub-installer is only built for x86-ish
> > arches, and there is no grub2-installer.
> > 
> > What am i missing here ? I thought you enabled powerpc support, and wanted
> > testing ? 
> Hi Sven,
> powerpc support is not yet added to grub-installer, and I didn't submit the
> patch since I was waiting for feedback.

I would say, just add the support at a lower priority than yaboot-installer
and nobootloader, and it will have no impact, and make testing much much

> Does grub-install(8) work on powerpc?  If it does, you could try grub-installer
> with my patch:  http://aybabtu.com/rmh/powerpc.diff

I will test, but i have limited oportunity, since the box is supposed to go
into production this week.


Sven Luther

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