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Re: grub2 on power6 box.

From: Lennart Sorensen
Subject: Re: grub2 on power6 box.
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 13:46:57 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 02:28:55PM -0300, Manoel Rebelo Abraches wrote:
> OF can read FAT12 filesystem.

FAT12, but not FAT16?  How convinient.  Must try that.

> you could format it with fat 12 and then mount it at /boot/grub.
> then you can use grub-install and grub-mkconfig to create a grub.cfg
>  I think the easiest way  is to set a devalias in OF to point to you
> device:
> devalias hd /address@hidden/pci1014,address@hidden/sas/address@hidden 
> then it should appear when you use the 'ls' command.
> you could also set boot-device to
> hd:<parnumber>,grub 
> since OF can read FAT12 filesystem it will be able to find grub there.

Hmm.  Neat.  I will give that a try.

So with /dev/sda4 a fat partition, I still didn't have any luck with:

boot hd:4,\grub

I just get:

0 > boot hd:4,\grub  ok                                                         
0 >

Len Sorensen

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