[LinuxBIOS] grub-linuxbios in Debian sid
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Oct 12 00:28:14 CEST 2007
Robert Millan wrote:
> I'd like to point out that I've merged a patch with Patrick's GRUB port in the
> debian package of grub, and binaries are now provided in sid:
> Unfortunately it isn't fully functional because I had to remove the IDE
> driver which isn't legaly distributable (GPLv2-only). I hope this can be
> resolved soon since it restricts LB/GRUB usage to local patching :-/
All developers of the IDE driver agreed to release the GRUB2 version of
the driver under GPLv3+.
Only the OpenBIOS version stays GPLv2. So there is no legal problem with
the IDE driver for inclusion in GRUB2.
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