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Re: eltorito support ..

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: eltorito support ..
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 10:11:45 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 09:30:16AM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
>> Kalamatee <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi,
>> > I read in previous mails that eltorito support would be getting worked on
>> > for the summer of code projects, and that it should be getting merged into
>> > the grub2 codebase at somepoint.
>> >
>> > Im just wondering what is the current situation with this? Is there any
>> > timeline when it will be completed?
>> Actually, I have no idea...  Alex Roman worked on this.  Perhaps you
>> can contact him?  The code is on the GSoC projects page.  Robert tried
>> to get it to work, but IIRC there were problems.
> I think using the ata driver would be a better approach.  When our driver
> doesn't "taint" bios-based CD access, we could merge the eltorito loader from
> GSoC codebase, without having to solve the problems in biosdisk CD access.

I prefer both.  Not all CDROM drives are ATA drives.


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