CentOS For PowerPC Board ( Freescale T2080) With U-Boot

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Hello,

I got CentOS for PPC64 from this link
but it uses grub. I want to use CentOS on a PowerPC Freescale T2080 board with U-Boot as the boot loader. Is it available?

Thanks and regards

Jaytirth S. Khairatkar | Assistant Manager

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2 thoughts on - CentOS For PowerPC Board ( Freescale T2080) With U-Boot

  • The CentOS 7 ppc64 and ppc64le variants are supposed to be installed on IBM Power (or compatible boxes, like Tyan or others, from the OpenPower consortium)

    I didn’t know that some dev board could exist that were targeting ppc. Are those board ppc64 compatible ? What is loaded by default on those ?
    Nothing would work “by default” from a CentOS side, but something could probably be done if you build a RootFS composed with the ppc64/ppc64le tree (depending on what’s compatible with your board) and use uboot to chainload ?

    Can you give more details about the available and running distros for that board ?

  • Hello,

    The board currently provides its own Yocto Build Linux (OpenWRT based)
    which uses uboot.

    Thanks and regards Jaytirth S. Khairatkar | Assistant Manager

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    CentOS-bounces@CentOS.org [mailto:CentOS-bounces@CentOS.org] The CentOS 7 ppc64 and ppc64le variants are supposed to be installed on IBM
    Power (or compatible boxes, like Tyan or others, from the OpenPower consortium)

    I didn’t know that some dev board could exist that were targeting ppc. Are those board ppc64 compatible ? What is loaded by default on those ?
    Nothing would work “by default” from a CentOS side, but something could probably be done if you build a RootFS composed with the ppc64/ppc64le tree
    (depending on what’s compatible with your board) and use uboot to chainload
    ?

    Can you give more details about the available and running distros for that board ?


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