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Re: grub/grub2 package missing on s390x?
On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 6:28 PM, Rishi Misra
> Cross-post: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/294620
> Hi there,
> I am trying to use BOSH deployment tool and it requires grub/grub2 package. However this package is missing for 16.04 s390x arch. Please let me know when this will be available and if there are any workarounds (manual build) available.
I'm not at all familiar with BOSH tool. s390x does not use grub nor
grub2 at all. Instead it uses zipl from s390-tools to prepare bootmap.
On ubuntu this is essentially integrated into update-initramfs hooks,
and thus no special invocations are needed at all.
Depending on what BOSH does, it might need to learn to skip grub2 on
s390x, and/or learn to write out /etc/zipl.conf and run zipl command
and in general learn s390x boot semantics.
Hope this helps a little.