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Re: GRUB device names wrt. ieee1275

From: David Miller
Subject: Re: GRUB device names wrt. ieee1275
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 18:13:08 -0700 (PDT)

From: phcoder <address@hidden>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 23:51:14 +0100

> You could do it the way similar to how it's done on i386-pc:
> jmp use_hardcoded
> <code to retrieve boot block path>
> use_hardcoded:
> And then the grub-setup tool nops out the first jump if stage2
> resides on a disk different than where bootblock is

Sure we could do that.

But I'm trying to figure out why to bother with this if I
already have all of the (tested) logic and infrastructure to
fill in the device path already?

It just seems like another case in the matrix which needs to
be tested, and can thus go wrong.

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