Subject: Re: Grub2 with sparc64 patches

On 01/24/2017 02:34 PM, Frans van Berckel wrote:
> On an old Sun Blade 1000, without GPT partition table ...

Isn't that sun4u? I think these aren't supported yet.

> ... do i need to install it with a force on /dev/sda1 as well?

Yes. As Eric said: If your machine doesn't support GPT, you have
to use --force.

> Question, and how is this gonna remove the silo boot block on disk?

Well, I assume GRUB overwrites the SILO bootblock.

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