Source: grub2
Version: 2.02+dfsg1-17
Severity: normal
Usertags: sparc64


I have started working on switching the bootloader for debian-installer from
silo to grub-ieee1275 on sparc and sparc64.

For that, I have looked at the corresponding code in debian-installer for
ppc64el and noticed that the configuration file build/config/ppc64el.cfg
requires a "bootinfo.txt" configuration file which is part of the
grub-ieee1275-bin package.

Thus, in order to switch to grub-ieee1275 on sparc and sparc64, we need
to add the bootinfo.txt there as well. Could you install the bootinfo.txt
file for sparc and sparc64 as well?

Plus, it might be a good idea to adjust the GRUB version number as well
as the name of the boot script to be a generic name like debian-installer.elf
and not powerpc.elf.

Currently, the header of bootinfo.txt looks like this:

<description>grub 2.02~beta3</description>
<os-name>grub 2.02~beta3</os-name>
<boot-script>boot &device;:\boot\grub\powerpc.elf</boot-script>
<icon size=64,64 color-space=3,3,2>


  .''`.  John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
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