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Re: [PATCH, RFC, RFT] Mactel integration

From: Seth Goldberg
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC, RFT] Mactel integration
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 22:34:31 -0800

On Nov 28, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:

> On 28.11.2011 14:25, Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
>> Hello all. Based on the information from 
>> I intend to add support for such 
>> install. It requires a small HFS+ volume mounted at /boot/mactel. I also 
>> simplify handling of EFI directories by adding explicit option to specify it 
>> and removing some "compatibility" kludges (they don't make anything 
>> compatible with anything since "old behaviour" was mostly not to install at 
>> all) which made the code in question difficult to maintain. Patch attached 
>> and branch "mactel" pushed.
> Now attached the right patch.
>> I've tested only as far as to see the appropriate directory structure in 
>> place. Can anybody test it on real mac?

  The only thing I'd suggest, after some more thought, is to remove 
--efi-directory and just use the install_device (the non-option arg given to 
grub-install) as the EFI directory -- this is also most-consistent with the 
usage a user might expect (IMHO).


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