[PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD Status Update

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 05:28:01 PDT 2013


LILO is BSD licensed , but I do not know whether to use it instead of GRUB
is easy or difficult :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LILO_%28boot_loader%29


Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk




On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

> On 06/20/2013 10:49, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> > Hi Kris,
> > Thanks for the update (and, as always, the continually awesome OS)!
> >
> > Can you talk a bit more about the decision to include GRUB? Just
> > curious, from a newbie's perspective, of how the inclusion of the
> > GPL'd stuff w/ the BSD-licensed stuff will work, long-term.
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Bridger
> >
>
> Well, in this case it really doesn't change anything. We are just using
> GRUB to boot, but once you boot-up, its good-ole' FreeBSD, same as always.
>
> I would *love* to have a BSD licensed replacement, but in the meantime I
> don't want to wait years to get these new features in peoples hands.
> Maybe this will spur some BSD developers on to replacing the crummy old
> FreeBSD loader + 4th code ;)
>
> --
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
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