[svlug] Grub2 dual boot Linux
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Nov 3 21:56:23 PST 2015
Quoting Akkana Peck (akkana at shallowsky.com):
> Me, I switched to using extlinux/syslinux, and was very happy with
> that for 4 years or so. I wrote about how to do that here:
> But that was before UEFI, and on a UEFI system things work
> differently. I haven't had the nerve to try switching my UEFI laptop
> over to extlinux yet, though supposedly it's possible...
'SYSLINUX/EXTLINUX Installation & Configuration on UEFI':
The estimable Arch Linux people also have:
(Quoting that page, for clarification: 'Extlinux is part of the
Syslinux project and is included with the syslinux package.')
Above is not tested, but I hope the above will be of use. (You are one
of the SVLUG subscribers for whom I'd be delighted to have done a favour.
The equally impressive Michael Eager is another.)
> Extlinux is almost certainly a much better bet than either lilo or
I've long wondered about _elilo_ for EFI systems. It is/was a lilo
rewrite for the EFI era.
I see that it's now orphaned, but sometimes that's just the
glass-half-empty way of regarding a package that works and doesn't need
anything new. (Some argue this about procmail, despite one or two
extremely farfetched theoretically-attackable flaws.)
Anyway: Yeah, go, Extlinux!
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