[arch-dev-public] [signoff] grub-0.97-12
Jan de Groot
jan at jgc.homeip.net
Tue Mar 18 12:31:36 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 09:25 -0700, JaDa wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 09:09:19 -0700, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>
> > Macbooks are i686 and x86_64 too. Do we want those people to install
> > lilo because our old ancient version of grub that hasn't seen any
> > development for years, doesn't support the partition table used on their
> > machine?
> > Or worse: do we want to push them to other distributions that do have a
> > patched grub?
> > For some projects you can't go vanilla. Some examples:
> > - xorg
> > - kernel
> > - openoffice.org
> why not Grub2 (1.96) ?
Grub2 is alpha quality software which isn't finished yet. There's no
support for reiserfs for example.
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