[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


Hello,

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
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Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com


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