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Re: netboot/UNDI status

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: netboot/UNDI status
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 14:25:15 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:00:17AM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> "Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Thursday 24 January 2008 13:42, Robert Millan wrote:
> >> Well, if we can collaborate by sharing the same driver collection that's
> >> even better, of course.  This was done for GRUB Legacy, right?
> >
> > Sure. I had a very short conversation with gpxe developers last year, and 
> > we 
> > have agreed that we should share work. In GRUB Legacy, we tried to keep 
> > etherboot drivers as intact as possible, and we contributed back by 
> > providing 
> > bug fixes. IMO, this should be continued in GRUB 2 as well.
> Please correct me if I am wrong, but aren't some files licensed under
> the GPL, with an additional demand that you shouldn't use it outside
> etherboot?

Just one driver is known to do that.  Check our BTS.

Besides, it might even be illegal to distribute those drivers, even as part of

Robert Millan

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