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Re: beta status

On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 11:29:46AM +0200, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > The problem with miboot is that there are 200 or so m68k instructions in the
> > boot sector, which have not been changed since over 10 years probably, and
> > probably nobody at appple even remembers them, and thus we are not shipping
> > miboot even in non-free, while at the same time distributing it from
> > people.debian.org.
> IIUC, Debian is already distributing Microsoft boot sector code
> in the ms-sys package.
> http://packages.debian.org/stable/admin/ms-sys
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=694012&group_id=59200&atid=490228

Ah, interesting, but i wonder if it is code or just data, and what licence it
comes under, will have a look.


Sven Luther

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