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Re: x86_64 EFI support for grub2 ?

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: x86_64 EFI support for grub2 ?
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 16:20:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 07:32:27PM +0800, Bean wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wonder if anybody is working on x86_64 EFI support ? If none,
> I'd like to add it soon, as it's essential for grub2 to work with
> Apple's 64-bit Intel Mac.
> BTW, I notice that grub-mkimage for efi convert elf to efi internally,
> how about use the gnu-efi tool chain, this could make it more portable
> between ia32 and x86_64.

How about ia64?  Does the situation improve there?  Tristan Gingold (CCed)
was in the process of merging his ia64 port of GRUB, and toolchain support
for ia64-PE was one of the stumbling blocks.

Robert Millan

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