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Re: purposes

On Mon, Jun 21, 1999 at 11:51:07AM -0700, John van V. wrote:

> This comes to the need for an easier to use LILO, there was a project called
> GRUB but that fell by the wayside.

Grub is alive - it is used for Hurd, and IIRC one of the Hurd
maintainers took it over due to a stall in upstream development.  It
provides nice simple menus and a CLI.

Package: grub
Version: 0.5.91
Priority: extra
Section: base
Maintainer: Gordon Matzigkeit <gord@debian.org>
Architecture: i386
Filename: dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/base/grub_0.5.91.deb
Size: 107070
MD5sum: c78da5e0dbc8a819b6a2af2dc1760a15
Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
 GRUB is a GPLed bootloader intended to unify bootloading across x86
 operating systems.  In addition to loading Linux and FreeBSD, it
 implements the Multiboot standard, which allows for flexible loading
 of multiple boot images (needed for modular kernels such as the GNU
installed-size: 322

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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