Re: [dev] [OT] software recommendations

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2016 22:42:42 +0200

On 7 April 2016 at 20:05, Mattias Andrée <> wrote:
> I like SYSLINUX, Lilo was a while goal but that is
> probably great too. I don't know if they can boot
> BSD but if they have their own bootloaders, you can
> chainload.

SYSLINUX is 250k SLOC, of course it targets all kinds of different
boot approaches, but this seems far beyond a real suckless solution.
(just efi64 of SYSLINUX is 11k SLOC for instance).

For development I'm currently tempting for ELILO which is
14kSLOC and quite maintainable.

Received on Thu Apr 07 2016 - 22:42:42 CEST

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