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Re: Alternatives to grub and lilo? was grub2 menu problems

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:38 AM, Kruppt <krupptus@fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On 2014-04-23, Steve Litt <slitt@troubleshooters.com> wrote:
>> Is there a simpler bootloader that works with Linux? I don't want GUI.
>> I don't want a framebuffer. I don't want a splash screen. And I don't
>> want to wade through seven files to turn those things off. Basically,
>> I'd like something like LILO that understands ext4.
> There are patched versions of Grub Legacy out there that
> *understand* ext4 and the use of UUID's.

The last versions of Fedora's grub1 (IIRC in F15) could read an ext4
filesystem so you could get its src.rpm, unpack, and rebuild it.

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