[Buildroot] [PATCH 5/5 v5] boot/systemd-boot: new package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed Dec 26 21:43:49 UTC 2018


On Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:37:42 -0600, James Hilliard wrote:

> Well systemd-boot is a perfectly good bootloader even without systemd.
> It uses plain text config files so it's not hard to manage even
> without the systemd userspace tools.

OK, but there must be some compelling reason to use systemd-boot
instead of another x86-capable bootloader, such as grub or syslinux. I
believe even U-Boot works on x86 EFI systems. All of these also use
plain text configuration files that don't require userspace tools.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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