[arch-general] Default Bootloader for AIF

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 13 18:14:35 EDT 2011

Am 13.03.2011 21:41, schrieb Heiko Baums:
> Syslinux doesn't seem to be able to boot from other partitions. At
> least I haven't found any documentation about that. So until it's not
> usable for multiboot systems I don't think that it should become the
> default bootloader.

That is true. Right now, syslinux can only access its own partition (the
one it is installed on) and can chainload another bootloader from
another partition.

For booting multiple Linux systems, they'd have to share a boot
partition or you'd have to chainload another bootloader for each system.

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