[lfs-dev] grub-2.02~beta2

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 16:59:11 PDT 2014


Dan McGhee wrote:
> On 09/27/2014 04:00 PM, Armin K. wrote:
>> On 09/27/2014 10:29 PM, Dan McGhee wrote:
>>> I was able to achieve my "grub and uefi" goals using this package.
>>> Apparently, it is the result of some serious EFI work by the grub
>>> developers.
>>>
>>> I know that UEFI is still pretty much a "magic, black box," but I'm sure
>>> the firmware will proliferate since its advent with Win-8x machines.  As
>>> a result, I recommend that this package be seriously considered for
>>> inclusion in LFS-7.7.
>>>
>>> Currently, I could find the archive only at
>>>
>>> https://launchpad.net/grub/grub2/2.02
>>>
>>> and not on any of the sites at which gnu places it's stable software.
>>> It's probably available through git at savanna, but I'm not at all
>>> familiar with the operations of git and didn't want to obtain an alpha
>>> version of grub.

>> Pre-releases for GNU packages are available from alpha.gnu.org:
>>
>> http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/

> I looked.  There it was.  That's great info, Armin.  Thanks.

I've asked on the grub-dev mailing list.  No answers yet though.

Note that we have a ticket for it already.  The "beta" has been there 
since December 2013.  They don't seem to be into stable releases.

   -- Bruce




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