Re: [alpine-devel] Aarch64 bootloader
I'll wait to see what you discover after you study the source code more deeply.
OpenWrt has a page on bootloaders.
On Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 12:51 PM, Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi> wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2017 12:35:04 -0200
> Alba Pompeo <albapompeo_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Better formatting. http://sprunge.us/JINJ
>> I think (E)LILO and GUMMIBOOT should be used where possible.
> Gummiboot  and ELILO  are abandoned and should not be used.
>> Platforms that don't support it could use SYSLINUX.
>> For platforms that don't support any of those, GRUB2.
>> And U-BOOT just as last resort.
>> I always heard GRUB2 was an abomination and superhuge, but it's "just"
>> 150% the size of SYSLINUX.
>> People could say that because they looked at the source code and it's
>> really bad?
>> I'm just doing some counting......
> Comparing just lines of code is not accurate. For example in case of
> u-boot it contains hardware level support for gazillion of CPUs and
> peripherals. Only fraction of that is compiled based on the
> I do not have strong opinion on GRUB2/SYSLINUX. I should probably look
> at the code form one... :)
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gummiboot_(software)
>  https://sourceforge.net/projects/elilo/
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