New booter

David A. Gatwood dgatwood at
Thu Sep 16 04:03:33 EST 1999

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Kevyn Shortell wrote:

> Ok, here's the story from the horses mouth.
> You need to use HFS to boot, no other method is guaranteed to work.
> You can call it a kludge if you want to, but while you up there on
> the soapbox, you might want to rethink your statement and consider how
> Linux boots on X86.

Case in point: loadlin and syslinux.  Similar to BootX (app) and this new
booter (BootY?) respectively.

> Linux as a OS, has more kludge factor than anything else on the planet
> and it works, people use it, life goes on.

My thoughts exactly.


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