[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/15] Improvements to x86 bootloaders, and x86 boards support

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 19:27:52 UTC 2013

Hi Thomas,

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> This commit brings a number of improvements into the world of x86
> bootloaders, and adds support for two x86 boards.
> In details:
>  * It improves the existing 'grub' package by making sure that we can
>    build a 32 bits Grub even if the selected target architecture is
>    x86-64. This is done by using the host compiler. It also makes
>    various other improvements to the 'grub', and especially adds a
>    HOWTO in the Config.in help text to explain how to install Grub
>    into a disk image, and test it under Qemu.

In [1] I reported that the grub images were excessively large. Is this
still the case?
See also Arnout's reply on that mail...

[1] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2013-October/080344.html

Best regards,

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