[coreboot] Dual boot!
corey.osgood at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 01:03:18 CEST 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 6:56 PM, Bao C. Ha <bao at hacom.net> wrote:
> Is it safe to assume that ADLO can load grub? Then, from there, I
> can either run Linux or FreeBSD?
Just curious, what are you looking to dual-boot? Linux *and* FreeBSD, or
Windows and either Linux or FreeBSD? I don't think coreboot works right with
Windows at the moment. Also, FILO has a built-in pseudo-grub, it looks like
grub and uses a specified menu.lst, it just isn't grub, if that helps.
> > On 11.04.2008 00:41, Bao C. Ha wrote:
> >> I would like to dual boot: either Linux or FreeBSD.
> >> If I build a coreboot bios using FILO as the payload, would I
> >> be able to load grub? Then, from grub, booting either Linux or
> >> FreeBSD? Or should I use grub2 as the payload?
> > Sorry, GRUB uses BIOS services which we don't provide by default, so
> > you'll have to use FILO for Linux and ADLO for FreeBSD. It may be
> > possible to boot FreeBSD without ADLO, but I'm not familiar enough with
> > its source.
> > Regards,
> > Carl-Daniel
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> Best Regards.
> Bao C. Ha
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