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  • DeepDayze
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    Originally posted by stan View Post
    A very important part of Grub2 is the ability to read and boot off USB. This allows Coreboot and old computers whose BIOSes can't read USBs to boot.
    That should be pretty easy to add that support to boot not just off USB's but CDROM's too as many old machines don't have CDROM boot support implemented in BIOS

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  • stan
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    A very important part of Grub2 is the ability to read and boot off USB. This allows Coreboot and old computers whose BIOSes can't read USBs to boot.

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  • plonoma
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    That's great.

    But what work is left in order to get to the first 'stable' release?

    I mean when can we expect GRUB 2.0 actually being released as production ready?

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  • phoronix
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    GNU GRUB 1.99 Released; So Close To Version 2.0

    Phoronix: GNU GRUB 1.99 Released; So Close To Version 2.0

    While a number of Linux distributions are already shipping "GRUB2", version 2.0 of the GRUB boot-loader has in fact not been officially released. The proper GNU GRUB 2.0 release though is slowly nearing and yesterday marked the release of GRUB 1.99...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTQ0OA
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