[lfs-support] Framebuffers

Bruce Dubbs 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.

   -- Bruce



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