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Re: Debian-installer, older hardware, boot loaders, miboot & amiboot & ..

Sven Luther wrote:

>Also, this pose the problem of various bootloaders for other, especially
>older hardware. I know that at least the amiga/m68k and amiga/powerpc
>variant depend on the amiboot/apusboot bootloader, which altough GPLed,
>can only be built with the free gcc toolchain on amiga OS, probably
>linking to some non-free system libraries there, not sure as those might
>be part of the rom.

The only "interesting" libraries amiboot links against are in the ROM,
so actually fall under the system library exemption in a way that we can
use for once.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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