[LinuxBIOS] grub-linuxbios in Debian sid
rmh at aybabtu.com
Fri Oct 12 00:41:19 CEST 2007
On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 12:28:14AM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 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:
> > http://packages.debian.org/sid/grub-linuxbios
> > 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+.
But the tarball in linuxbios.org still says otherwise. Please could you
(I know it might seem burdensome that this mail isn't enough, but this is
standard practice within Debian; I hope you don't mind)
<GPLv2> I know my rights; I want my phone call!
<DRM> What use is a phone call, if you are unable to speak?
(as seen on /.)
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