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[bug #36770] grub-2.00: please support compression for EFI architectures

From: Maxim Kammerer
Subject: [bug #36770] grub-2.00: please support compression for EFI architectures
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2012 15:03:20 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #2, bug #36770 (project grub):

> 1) Ensure you use the last version.

Which latest version? I am using version 2.00, as indicated in the title of
this bug report. The latest version listed at ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/grub/ is

Moreover, I am looking at:

There is no .flags = PLATFORM_FLAGS_DECOMPRESSORS for *-efi targets. Hence,
"grub-mkimage --compression" flag is ignored for *-efi targets. Is this

> 2) Not compress decompressors and their dependencies.

Did you miss the "most (gzip)" and "adding gzio or xzio to modules list in
grub-mkimage" remarks? It means that gzio module is not compressed, and that
some modules decompress fine when loaded. Others result in "error: invalid
arch independent ELF magic".

> 3) Use only supported compressing options. Defaults should be ok.

Did you actually test any compression option with *-efi targets?


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