Subject: Re: A couple of suggestions
To: Derek God3 <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 01/06/2004 11:11:28
At 11:06 AM 1/6/2004, Derek God3 wrote:
>because my port/board is a completley differnet
>machine than say a "walnut". It boots differently, installs differently
>has support for different MBR, partitions and bootlabels, a different
>set of "standard" devices, in fact, the only thing in common is the cpu :-)
>While it is easy enought to replace the "walnut" definitions for evbppc
>it is not so easy to support more that one of these at once from the
>same source base. Subdirectories based on boardtype would make this easy
>(which is what I did) - but I'm sure there would other ways too.

Different MBR?  It either uses the standard MBR or it doesn't.
What type of disklabel does it use?  What type of bootlabels?

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