bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 08:04:39 PST 2015
Richard Melville wrote:
> Far more development appears to go into Syslinux than Grub2. There were
> five different versions of Syslinux released in 2013 and one at the end of
> last year. I find Syslinux much easier to build, configure and use. It's
> small, light, and fast. Surely, all we require of a bootloader is to boot
> the system. Again, as you say: "simpler is better".
grub can be complicated, but we actually make it fairly easy. The build is CMMI
with a few extra configure switches. The configuration file is about 10 lines
long. It's the commercial distros that make it complicated.
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