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Re: Non-Linux, non-Unix platforms

From: Andrey Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Non-Linux, non-Unix platforms
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2014 09:56:33 +0400

В Fri, 1 Aug 2014 23:25:03 -0600
Dee Sharpe <address@hidden> пишет:

> Is it possible to use Grub2 on platforms other than Linux? Such platforms may 
> not use the run level setup, which Grub2 seems to rely on.

What are you talking about? grub has nothing to do with run level.

>  Also, what about platforms that aren't Unix-based? Such platforms may
>  not run bash scripts or have "etc/" directories.

Current version 2.02 beta2 switched from shell scripts to compiled
binaries; e.g. Windows is supported natively, you can download prebuilt
package from Also platform support code is sufficiently
modular so adding support for new systems should be easier.

>  Forgive me if this
>  information is provided elsewhere. I've googled this subject & I can
>  only find dual-booting examples. I'd like to find out how to setup &
>  use Grub2 with an alternative OS, as a first class platform.
> Apollo Demetrious Sharpe
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