[LinuxBIOS] grub-linuxbios in Debian sid

Robert Millan 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
update it?

(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)

Robert Millan

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