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Re: BeOs



On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 05:23:12PM +0000, stefan goeman wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> No, I don't have any boot problems (at least not at this moment).
> 
> I just want to:
> 1) Study the boot process in more detail because I don't know exactly 
> what happens and how I can influence (change) it

Look into grub.  It is a good bootloader similar to beos's (though I don't
have beos, and have only seen the bootloader once).  Grub comes with an
extensive info page and is free software.  So if you are interested in
bootloading, you can either just configure away or hack the actual code... 
I am very happy with grub.

> 2) I just want to find out if it is worth the trouble trying to install 
> BeOs and try it for some time.

I am not sure if grub can boot beos, but I imagine it would be quite simple
through it's chainload method.

>
[snip] 
> 

-- 
Pat Mahoney	<patmahoney@gmx.net>

But maybe good is more than the absence of bad.
                -- Hobbes in "Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Watterson



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