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Re: GRUB 1.91 on PowerPC ( FC4 ) does not find its conf file
Fri, 28 Oct 2005 20:23:18 +0200
On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 02:14:41PM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
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Ok, i contact you :) I mean this is a reply to a mail Hollis CCed to the
grub-devel team, so i guess it is legit or something.
> Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 20:12:52 +0200
> From: Sven Luther <address@hidden>
> To: Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden>
> Cc: The development of GRUB 2 <address@hidden>,
> Sven Luther <address@hidden>
> Subject: Re: GRUB 1.91 on PowerPC ( FC4 ) does not find its conf file
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> On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 09:27:01AM -0500, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> > On Oct 28, 2005, at 5:50 AM, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> > >
> > >ok boot hd:1 /grub/grubof.modules
> > >
> > >That works and gets me to GRUB
> > >
> > >then I type your commands above ...
> > >
> > >grub> suspend
> > >Run 'go' to resume GRUB.
> > >ok dev /chosen
> > >ok .properties
> > >name "chosen"
> > >stdin 0xFDA01A0 (265945504)
> > >stdout 0xFD9FEF8 (265944824)
> > >bootpath "/address@hidden/address@hidden,1/address@hidden,0"
> > >bootargs ""
> > >memory 0xFC54D40 (264588608)
> > >mmu 0xFC55D48 (264592712)
> > >ok
> > Ah, right. Pegasos firmware does not pass the boot arguments, so GRUB
> > cannot determine where to load its config file from. In fact, both the
> > filesystem path and the partition number are missing, so there's really
> > no way to guess the location correctly.
> > If you are using the latest firmware, you will need to remind the
> > Genesi folks about this problem (I have CCed Sven). I have not heard
> > when they intend to release fixed firmware, or maybe they have already
> > and you just need to install the update.
> No, he is not, i fixed this, but want to find a solution to the claim
> problem we discussed the other day before giving out a new beta.
> > I can't see any workarounds, since you can't pass any options to grub.
> > I suppose you could hardcode "(hd,0)" as the default prefix in GRUB
> > source... either that, or be happy you can use the "configfile" command
> > (a feature yaboot lacks :).
> there is the prefix=(hd,0) option no ?
> > >I then type "go" ( without the quotes ) and the screen goes black with
> > >the exception of this single line at the top :
> > >
> > >Failed to claim heap at 0x4000, len 0x1fb000
> > This is another Pegasos firmware bug. suspend works, but resume
> > doesn't. Luckily, in this case suspend is all we needed for debug
> > information. :)
> Well. i think we spoke about this earlier, there is another command which
> works. We provided that info almost a year ago now, if i remember well :)
> Sven Luther
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