Re: boot loader

From: Thiago Farina
Date: Mon May 11 2015 - 20:17:09 EST

Hi Pavel,

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 7:11 PM, Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue 2015-04-28 12:12:26, Thiago Farina wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does the kernel include a simple boot loader like FreeBSD does?
> Long time ago, Linux included ability to boot from floppy on PC. Not
> any more, IIRC.
Yeah. Maybe it was a right decision from Linus to isolate, focus and work
solely on kernel and not including everything else (like FreeBSD does)
that makes a usable system.


Thiago Farina
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