Bug#580455: (with patch) Who's minding the store at yaboot?

Rick Thomas rbthomas at pobox.com
Wed Jun 23 05:43:43 EST 2010


It's been almost a month and no movement on this problem.



On May 24, 2010, at 11:59 PM, Rick Thomas wrote:

> Bug#580455 will soon make Squeeze un-installable on PowerMac  
> hardware due to the need to switch to UUID's for identifying the  
> boot and root partitions in response to udev having rendered the  
> conventional device names non-deterministic.
> I've provided a patch (to ybin) that fixes the problem, but there  
> doesn't seem to be anybody interested in testing it on non-PowerMac  
> hardware, or geting it into the released code.
> I'm not a DD or a DM (and don't want to be one -- I haven't the time  
> or expertise) so there's a need for somebody to take over...
> Rick

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