Re: Debian images on Microsoft Azure cloud
> Currently, both the Openstack images and the image built for Azure are
> using extlinux instead of Grub. I think this is mostly due to a personal
> preference from Zigo. extlinux works fine but this is a deviation of
> what a user would expect of a regular Debian installation.
> Should cloud images be allowed to change the bootloader?
I would say Yes, if there is a documented reason for the change.
I don't know what was the intent of Zigo, but if you need to install a
bootloader inside a diskimage, it is much less convoluted to do it with
extlinux than with grub
(example with grub