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Re: Booting

Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> writes:

> On Sat, Mar 09, 2002 at 06:30:27PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> > Honestly? I'd really love to see GRUB achieve it's nominal purpose - GRand
> > Unified Bootloader. Making it capable of compiling on, and booting, *BSD
> > machines seems like a major step forward for it, and it shouldn't be all
> > that hard - it's just one kernel and one primary filesystem (FFS) to make
> > sure function, to support the vast majority of BSD-land.
> It compiles and boots the kernel, so the only sticking point really is the
> passing of kernel options. This is handled for FreeBSD, but not Net or
> Open. If anyone has any idea how this is done, implementing it would
> certainly be useful.

I wouldn't have thought it should be hard to hack into GRUB; OTOH I'm
not going to be able to look at it until I get back from Wales (6
weeks time).


"At least you know where you are with Microsoft."
"True. I just wish I'd brought a paddle."

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