[Linux-ia64] elilo-3.3a is now available

From: Stephane Eranian <eranian_at_frankl.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-10-16 04:01:07

I have just released version 3.3a of elilo, the EFI bootloader 
for Linux/ia64 and Linux/ia32.

Typically elilo is on a 6-month revision cycle but I have decided to release
an updated version to fix some important bugs found in the last two months. 

This version DOES NOT have any new features simply bug fixes.
I *STRONGLY* recommend that everyone migrates to this new version as 
several important bugs have been fixed. See ChangeLog for details.

I would like to thanks Levent Akyl, NOMURA Jun'ichi, and Andreas Schwab
for submitting bug reports and patches for this release.

To compile this package on both IA-32 and IA-64, you need gcc3.x and
binutils 2.11.90 or higher. Also if you're using anything newer than 
gcc3.0 release, you need to grab the updated version of the gnu-efi
package, i.e., gnu-efi-3.0a, because there were some changes in the
way gcc treats constant strings which impact the loader script used
to build elilo. You can grab the package at:


As usual, I have included precompiled binaries for IA-64 (elilo-ia64.efi)
and IA-32 (elilo-ia32.efi). To try out the IA-32 version, you need a PC
with EFI support. This can either be a native EFI implementation or
a PC with a legacy BIOS booted with the EFI floppies from the Intel
sample implementation which you can get at:


The new version of elilo can be downloaded from:

	MD5SUM: de5c507c9abbd24c993ac280835dcc57


Received on Tue Oct 15 11:02:51 2002

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