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Re: Booting Debian 10 on powernv POWER9 machine


BE also works without problems on POWER9. For example AdelieLinux, VoidLinux, but also Debian, according to this list:

By the way, Void uses Grub as bootloader, also on BE.

I've tried a number of distributions on my Blackbird, but all PPC64el.

> Am 19.10.2019 um 01:14 schrieb Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org>:
> Hi,
> On 16.10.19 23:49, Gustavo Romero wrote:
>> Has anybody tried to install, boot, and test successfully on a POWER9
>> powernv
>> machine?
> I have a TalosII running Debian. Works fine.
> Installation was through the shipped petitboot bootloader, which read
> the grub.conf from the regular ppc64le installer USB stick and
> interpreted that.
> The installation installs grub for OpenFirmware by default, which then
> goes unused except for its configuration file.
> What method works for you depends largely on the actual target platform,
> though.
>   Simon

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