On 1/16/09 4:09 PM, Jeremy Katz wrote:
On Wednesday, October 29 2008, Stewart Adam said:
> On 10/29/08 8:38 PM, Jeremy Katz wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 18:18 -0400, Stewart Adam wrote:
>>> Here's the patch that I spoke about in my last email:
>> Cool. From a quick look, it looks okay. But given where we are in the
>> Fedora 10 cycle, I'm going to hold off on applying it until after we get
>> Fedora 10 out the door to avoid destabilizing things for people
>> (especially as feature freeze was a month or so ago)
> No problem, that gives us some more time to work out the GPT+syslinux problems.
Okay, as I come back to looking at this, the patch still looks okay and
I've even given it a quick test now :-) Have you had any luck/progress
on GPT+syslinux before I try to look at it some more?
There's been some good progress - I sent a few messages to the syslinux
mailing lists and hpa plans on fixing the GPT MBR in the near future, so we
have that part of the problem covered. For now, I guess we can just comment
out the "if" that chooses between mbr.bin or gptmbr.bin so that the USB key
would be only EFI or only MBR compatible until this is resolved.
The other half of the problem is that recent kernels hang when booting from
EFI (bug 466954). Peter Jones was able to find out which commit broke EFI
booting, but we're not sure how to fix it yet.