[Debootloaders-yaboot] Bug#559853: Yaboot does not handle ext4 root partition?

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Tue Dec 8 08:02:17 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-12-07 at 23:49 -0500, Rick Thomas wrote: 
> I don't recall an offer from the installer to try installing grub2.  Is 
> there an incantation I'm not aware of that makes that possible?

Not that I know of, but that's just the beginning of 'still a little
tricky to set up'.

> I assume that a separate /boot partition that is formatted ext2 would 
> allow yaboot to do it's thing with a root partition formatted ext4.

Sure, yaboot only needs to read the kernel and initrd.

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