ubuntu-s390x team mailing list archive
Mailing list archive
Re: grub/grub2 package missing on s390x?
This indeed helps a lot. I'll see if there are workarounds in BOSH/grub
On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 8:37 AM, Dimitri John Ledkov <
> On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 6:28 PM, Rishi Misra
> <rishi.investigate@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 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.
> > Thanks.
> 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.