[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]


Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 1999 at 07:14:37PM +0200, Miquel van Smoorenburg was heard to say:
> > In article <cistron.19990908130300.A558@bluegreen.dhis.org>,
> > Daniel Burrows  <Daniel_Burrows@brown.edu> wrote:
> > >    -> It groks filesystems.
> > >
> > >  FWIW, I think that GRUB should be the standard bootloader for Debian
> > >eventually.
> >
> > H. Peter Anvin (aka "hpa") is writing a new bootloader for Linux that
> > will do things like this as well and it might be less, well, "clunky"
> > (at least that's the feel I got from GRUB). If you want to change the
> > default bootloader after potato gets released which is a few months
> > away anyway it might be worth checking out this project by that time.
> >
> > Mike.
>   Interesting.  Is there information about it posted somewhere?

The boot loader from H. Peter Anvin is known as genesis. Snapshots are
available at ftp://ftp.zytor.com/pub/linux/. 

The mailing list is over at syslinux@linux.kernel.org (sorry, couldn't find
any archives)

And in case you are bored, HPA's personal web site is over at
http://www.zytor.com/~hpa/ (damned if I know what Zytor does).


Jordan Mendelson     : http://jordy.wserv.com
Web Services, Inc.   : http://www.wserv.com

Reply to: