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Bug 1078911 - u-boot syslinux by default
u-boot syslinux by default
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Changes Tracking (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Reznik
Pete Travis
ChangeAcceptedF21 SystemWideChange
Depends On: 1088933
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Reported: 2014-03-20 10:15 EDT by Jaroslav Reznik
Modified: 2016-09-02 17:37 EDT (History)
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Description Jaroslav Reznik 2014-03-20 10:15:37 EDT
This is a tracking bug for Change: u-boot syslinux by default
For more details, see: http://fedoraproject.org//wiki/Changes/u-boot_syslinux

Add syslinux support to u-boot enabling both pxelinux and extlinux support. simplifying booting arm machines, making anaconda installs easy and overall providing for a better user experience.
Default u-boot to using syslinux config files for booting. pxelinux for network and extlinux for local booting. u-boot is the bootloader used on ARM systems in Fedora so the scope of this change is limited to ARM hardware only.
Comment 1 Jaroslav Reznik 2014-07-04 06:43:33 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 21 Accepted Changes Freeze Deadline is on 2014-07-08 [1].

At this point, all accepted Changes should be substantially complete, and testable. Additionally, if a change is to be enabled by default, it must be so enabled at Change Freeze.

This bug should be set to the MODIFIED state to indicate that it achieved completeness. Status will be provided to FESCo right after the deadline. If, for any reasons, your Change is not in required state, let me know and we will try to find solution. For Changes you decide to cancel/move to the next release, please use the NEW status and set needinfo on me and it will be acted upon. 

In case of any questions, don't hesitate to ask Wrangler (jreznik). Thank you.

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/21/Schedule
Comment 2 Dennis Gilmore 2014-07-09 13:13:12 EDT
the u-boot side is done, patches for grubby are underway. appliance-tools sets things up correctly, and I have a plan for implementing things getting setup correctly on installs
Comment 3 Pete Travis 2014-09-24 01:45:32 EDT
I've drafted this for the release notes at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Documentation_ARM_Specific_Content_Beat , Dennis, would you please take a look?
Comment 4 Jaroslav Reznik 2014-10-07 08:23:39 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 21 Change Checkpoint: 100% Code Complete Deadline (Former Accepted Changes 100% Complete) is on 2014-10-14 [1].

All Accepted Changes has to be code complete and ready to be validated in the Beta release (optionally by Fedora QA). Required bug state at this point is ON_QA.

As for several System Wide Changes, Beta Change Deadline is a point of contingency plan. All incompleted Changes will be reported to FESCo on 2014-10-15 meeting. In case of any questions, don't hesitate to ask Wrangler (jreznik).

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/21/Schedule
Comment 5 Jaroslav Reznik 2014-10-20 09:21:32 EDT
what's the status of this change?
Comment 6 Dennis Gilmore 2014-10-22 13:23:12 EDT
as of TC4 we have in place the pieces needed for this

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