[aur-general] grub-legacy-fedora-git package
skodabenz at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 10:29:36 EDT 2011
I have created a PKGBUILD for Fedora's GRUB Legacy fork,
It includes support for GPT boot (not tested) and supports ext4 /boot
(tested using the UEFI package). It does not include any of the
patches used in core/grub package. It compiles fine with the binutils
in Arch repos (unlike the current core/grub and aur/grub-gfx
packages). It also supports splashimage (gfx) option. Although I
maintain that package, I do not use it. I use grub2-bios-bzr which I
Important info :-
1. The menu config file is /boot/grub/grub.conf, not /boot/grub/menu.lst .
2. The syntax for splashimage is (for example) -
3. The package builds fine in x86_64 with gcc-multilib. I have not
checked whether it compiles without gcc-multilib (grub2 1.99 compiles
without multilib in x86_64). Would be helpful if someone confirms
whether it compiles in x86_64 without multilib.
I request current core/grub and aur/grub-gfx users to test this
package and give your comments/suggestions.
PS: The equivalent UEFI package is grub-legacy-efi-fedora
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