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Re: GRUB 2 for DEC Alpha?

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: GRUB 2 for DEC Alpha?
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:24:55 +0100
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Matt Turner wrote:
> Hi,
> I learned today that GRUB 2 aims to be cross platform and already
> supports in some form PPC.
> Is there any interest in supporting the DEC Alpha (SRM) platform?
Is there still any interest in this? I have a possibility of buying
cheaply an Alpha Workstation. If I do I can lend a hand in porting but I
don't want to do the whole porting myself. (nor I see any point if
nobody is interested in it)
> According to the Current Status [*] page, BSD partition maps are
> already supported, so maybe the only thing to be done is the
> SRM-specific code?
> Alpha users currently use the long unmaintained aboot bootloader.
> Possibly code could be reused from aboot.
> Thanks,
> Matt Turner
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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