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Re: Integrating grub2tc into upstream GRUB

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Integrating grub2tc into upstream GRUB
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:30:17 +0200
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Note: I treat truecrypt as a proprietary software but due to its
popularity it makes sense to support it.
On 06.07.2011 14:28, Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> Hello, I've had a look into your grub2tc project and I think it can be
> successfully changed into a GRUB2 module. extract.rb would need to be
> rewritten in C. tcloader.S would mostly disappear and be replaced with a
> small C code to set the registers and load the file. Could you tell me
> the expected load address and register values? Also current license
> prohibits direct use of your code in GRUB2. Could you drop the Affero
> clause? IT's useful mainly for network-based projects.
> Also a possibility is to dump the contents of MBR gap on grub-setup and
> if it's a truecrypt loader, save it in a file. Do you know of any
> signature which can be used for this? This way we can integrate
> truecrypt into grub-mkconfig.
> Thank you in advance

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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