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Re: Grub

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

> Just curious: What happens when the Hurd gets ported to other
> platforms?
> AFAIK, Hurd *needs* Grub in order to boot, because it is the only one
> which supports the required multiboot (or whatever it is called)
> standard).

Anything that supports multiboot works for the Hurd.  One could port
grub, or one could add multiboot functionality to the boot loaders we
have for those other archs.  I'm not sure which is the best strategy;
I think such a decision should be made on a case-by-case basis.

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