[arch-releng] GRUB2 in AIF

Arokux B. arokux at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 11:57:32 EST 2012

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Keshav P R <the.ridikulus.rat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 19:44, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 Mar 2012 15:03:28 +0100
>> "Arokux B." <arokux at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> The Google Summer of Code Page [1] lists GRUB2 as a possible feature for AIF.
>>> I wonder if this is a random idea or is it rather backed by majority of devs.
>>> Thanks
>>> Arokux
>>> [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Google_Summer_of_Code
>> random idea.
> It won't take much time to add grub2 support to AIF from Archboot, if
> I can convert the DIALOG command to the corresponding lib-ui ones. But
> right now grub2 is undergoing some changes (upstream) with the recent
> release of 2.00~beta0 and I am hacking Archboot to make the
> corresponding changes since the install process is also changing
> slightly.
> I guess once grub2 is stabilized, gpt+grub2+uefi support can be added
> to aif as a whole, or maybe with the larger process of actually
> merging Archboot's setup script (which is far better than AIF in the
> number of newer features/technologies it supports).
> So whose with me on merging the setup script, instead of just
> grub2/gpt inclusion?
> Regards.
> Keshav

I'm with you, but I'm a complete newbie. Will you mentor me? ;)


More information about the arch-releng mailing list