[arch-dev-public] Syslinux 6.0 released with efi support

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 21 11:07:26 EDT 2013

Am 21.06.2013 16:59, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> There is no need to split up the syslinux package at all (nor grub for
> that matter) except if we want to support running 32-bit kernel
> together with 64-bit efi. We don't want to do that as, to the best of
> my knowledge, on any machine with 64-bit efi one can also use a 64-bit
> kernel, so I don't think this case is worth taking into consideration.

I think you are forgetting about BIOS here: For syslinux-bios, you
always need 32 bit .c32 modules regardless of architecture. For efi, you
need .c32 modules matching your architecture.

So, for x86_64, the package would contain both 32 (for bios) and 64 bit
(for efi) .c32 modules?

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