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Re: Debian Installer GRUB test image available

On 5/5/19 16:35, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
On 05/05/2019 15:02, Frank Scheiner wrote:

On 5/5/19 14:47, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
On 05/05/2019 13:24, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
I think the bootinfo.txt is for IBM CHRP machines while the BootX is for Macs.

Ah no, that's not correct - BootX is an enhanced bootloader written by Apple to
enable multi-booting with MacOS X and grub-mkrescue is assuming that it is being
installed on a HD containing MacOS X with BootX in the default location.

True, but during installations with `grub-install` that file is
installed there (on disk installations this path is relative to the HFS
bootstrap partition, so `/boot/grub//System/Library/CoreServices/BootX`
is the full path for on-disk installations) anyhow. I think this is to
get GRUB booted via the `mac-boot` command in OF.

Well that's nothing to do with how Macs locate their bootloader - grub-install would
have placed the file there because that's how GRUB was configured by the installer.

Can't see where this is configurable, the path seems to be hard-coded
into `grub-install`.

It's not a magic location, simply the one that was specified

I see, you mean specified in the `xorriso` arguments.

, and is only relevant if
you are installing to a partition containing both MacOS and BootX which is not the
case here.


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