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authorSamuel Mendoza-Jonas <sam@mendozajonas.com>2016-05-20 17:01:44 +1000
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+# Petitboot - A kexec-based bootloader
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+Petitboot is a bootloader designed to run in a Linux environment for OPAL on PowerPC/POWER machines and the Playstation 3.
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+Development
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+Petitboot's home is at [ozlabs.org](http://git.ozlabs.org/?p=petitboot); clone it with ` git clone git://git.ozlabs.org/petitboot `
+
+Development and discussion occurs on the Petitboot mailing list: [petitboot@lists.ozlabs.org](https://lists.ozlabs.org/listinfo/petitboot)
+
+Building
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+For an example of building Petitboot for distribution in a Linux image, see [op-build](https://github.com/open-power/op-build/tree/master/openpower/package/petitboot)
+
+To build locally for development/debug (with the ncurses UI for example):
+```
+./bootstrap
+./configure --with-twin-x11=no --with-twin-fbdev=no
+make
+``` \ No newline at end of file
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