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Re: A20 patch

From: aeriksson
Subject: Re: A20 patch
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 09:18:57 +0200

address@hidden said:
>> On Friday 21 July 2006 11:58, Molle Bestefich wrote:
>> Whom on earth wants to use alpha software as their boot loader?
> Oh, what a shameless comment. Nobody said such a thing when GRUB was born. If
>  all people were like you, any new technology wouldn't be accepted or
> developed. Note that nearly all free software projects are volunteer-based,
> and great people always have been contributing to cutting-edge software
> projects. This is how GNU and many other free software projects have evolved.

That may very well be the case, but... GRUB2 has been rather heavily
adveertised as alpha material, while grub-legacy has been advertised as
abandonned, leaving prospective users wondering what to do.

If GRUB2 is ready for wider deployment, maybe it's time to change the 
classification a bit?

g-legacy user for this very reason


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