[LinuxBIOS] Using GRUB as a payload

Al Boldi a1426z at gawab.com
Sat Sep 23 07:30:40 CEST 2006

Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Jamey <jamey at vodafone.net.nz> [060904 12:59]:
> > I have just started reading up on LinuxBIOS and am keen to use it on my
> > EPIA-M powered Linux server (for... speed! - ok, and coolness-factor)...
> > and wondered why GRUB isn't listed (or suggested) as a payload option...
> The problem with grub (v0.9x) is that it makes heavy use of 16bit bios
> callbacks that do not work with 32bit LinuxBIOS. But you can use FILO as
> LinuxBIOS payload. FILO has an option to display a grub menu by reading
> menu.lst. Check out http://www.linuxbios.org/index.php/FILO

Grub has a chainloader.  Can FILO chainload?



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