I finally found time to test GRUB on my Netra T1. But then I saw this message and am demotivated.
Please add a grub build with Erics patches to experimental. kind regards txt.file John Paul Adrian Glaubitz: > Hello! > > On 02/19/2018 10:26 AM, Frank Scheiner wrote: >> There's a new package version (2.02+dfsg1-1) available since a few >> days (). >> >> : >> http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/main/g/grub2/grub2_2.02+dfsg1-1_changelog >> >> >> Installing it **and** using the mentioned `grub-install` command to >> install it on the `/boot` partition over the previous version >> (2.02-2+sparc64.3) breaks booting with GRUB2: > > Yes, this is something I don't have any control over. The grub2 package > will > break every time on sparc64 until GRUB 2.04 has been released with > hopefully > all of Eric's patches merged. > > Alternatively, you can try to convince Debian's GRUB maintainers (CC'ed) > that > they will merge my patch from #854568 . > > Additionally, you will have to add the following in debian/rules for > sparc/sparc64: > > ifneq (,$(filter sparc sparc64,$(DEB_HOST_ARCH_CPU))) > export TARGET_LDFLAGS := -no-pie > endif > >> @Adrian: >> Could or will you provide a new package with Eric's patches included - >> assuming those are missing in 2.02+dfsg1-1? > Well, this will break over and over again, so I rather prefer getting the > patch merged into the Debian package officially. > > Adrian > >>  https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=854568 >
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