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Re: [ppc patch] Old World Mac booting

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [ppc patch] Old World Mac booting
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 18:27:54 +0000
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> This patch allows GRUB to boot via quik's stage1. Marco doesn't believe we 
> should depend on quik for a stage1 long-term, but for now it's working 
> great.

Right.  A stage1 would be something for the todo list.  Do you want to
work on that?

> There are still other patches needed to GRUB functional on Old World,
> notably claiming memory for memory management, and using grub_of_flags in
> ofdisk.c (after the SCSI patch is committed). But this gets us closer.
> Please apply.

Ok.  I will apply this patch ASAP.  Can you send us a changelog entry?

> Index: include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/ieee1275.h
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvsroot/grub/grub2/include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/ieee1275.h,v
> retrieving revision 1.5
> diff -u -r1.5 ieee1275.h
> --- include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/ieee1275.h  3 Oct 2004 09:19:10 -0000       
> 1.5
> +++ include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/ieee1275.h  3 Oct 2004 18:43:40 -0000
> @@ -44,6 +44,11 @@
>  typedef intptr_t grub_ieee1275_phandle_t;
>  extern intptr_t (*grub_ieee1275_entry_fn) (void *);
> +extern grub_uint32_t grub_of_flags;

I would prefer the prefix "grub_ieee1275_", so better use
"grub_ieee1275_flags" or so.


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