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bug#27007: boot-parameters are not documented

From: Danny Milosavljevic
Subject: bug#27007: boot-parameters are not documented
Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 22:11:01 +0200

On Tue, 23 May 2017 10:13:11 +0200
address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) wrote:
> Can we assume that all the bootloaders have a notion of “menu” and “menu
> entries”? 

I think so.

But there are bootloaders that [also can] do the traditional thing: When you 
select an entry, it can chainload the bootsector of that partition.  For 
example Grub can do that.  We don't support that use case yet.  Grub can also 
load Windows NT bootloader directly or chainload an UEFI file etcetc - there 
are actually a lot of different kinds of "menu entries" even with the same 

See also <https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/GRUB2/Chainloading>.

It's just a question of what of all that stuff we want to support (as in 

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