On 8 August 2017 at 09:37, Tuan M. Hoang <tmho...@flatglobe.org> wrote: > Hello, > > I have a few questions regarding s390x bootloader on Debian, hope some > gurus in the list could help me out. > > Says I have Debian installed in my disk. To make it bootable, I should > install the bootloader on the disk to make it bootable. > 'bootable-system' virtual package on s390x should be 'zipl-installer'. > Looking up in zipl-installer source tree at > https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/d-i/zipl-installer.git/tree/, I couldn't > find any possible code installing the bootloader on disk. I couldn't > find it in debian-installer neither. Am I missing something ? >
When the installer gets to configuring zipl-installer, it executes the postinst: https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/d-i/zipl-installer.git/tree/debian/zipl-installer.postinst this is where zipl is configured and executed in-target. > I guess that code should contains zipl command and some other setups. > For example, I tried : > > # zipl -V -t /boot -i /boot/vmlinuz -r /boot/initrd.img > > # chreipl ccw 0.0.0001 -L 1 > ( device id collected from /dev/disk/by-path/ccw-0.0.0001 ) > > The commands run fine, and new 'bootmap' was installed in /boot but > reboot failed. > > Here is the log at rebooting (running in KVM): > https://paste.debian.net/980399/. There definitely must be some other > setups/commands I am missing but I have no clue atm. > > Thanks for reading, > Tuan > -- Regards, Dimitri.