GRUB boot image support

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 06:37:52 PST 2005


On 12/20/05, Matt Darcy <lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > OK, I should have looked, but there's already a patch for this in the
> > LFS patches repo that's almost identical
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/grub/grub-0.94-graphics-1.patch.
> >  However, this patch fails on 0.97 Makefile.am.  So, I guess this is
> > relevant.
>
> Dan,
>
> could you please send me this patch.
>
> It doesn't seem to be attatched on the list and I'm curious to compare
> it against the 0.95 patch and a few other poor hacks I put in to try to
> make a 0.96 patch.

Sure.  I'm gonna send it to patches, too, since the one there does
fail on 0.97.  I can't remember if it's needed for 0.96 or not.  I got
the patch from gentoo, but the graphics one is pretty much exactly the
same between redhat, debian and gentoo.  Some of them add fancier
support in other patches, but the baseline functionality is from the
same code.

A link to the gentoo grub patch set is in the header of the patch, so
you can look at what they've done, too.

--
Dan
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