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[bug#57496] [PATCH 0/2] Add support for chain-loader

From: tiantian
Subject: [bug#57496] [PATCH 0/2] Add support for chain-loader
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 11:51:51 +0800
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Maxime Devos <> writes:

> [[PGP Signed Part:Undecided]]
>> Why do I want to use chainloader instead of linux and initrd?
>> 1. guix system and archlinux are independent of each other in my computer.
>> They are just on the same computer, but they have their own disk partitions.
>> I also don't want them to interfere with each other.
>> (I have no money to buy more computers. I just have one computer.)
> Sounds a practical system to me.
> On 31-08-2022 07:23, wrote:
>> Is the chain-loader free?
>> The chain-loader is a function of grub, and grub's protocol is GPL3.
>> I think it is free. Although chain-loader can boot nonfree system like 
>> windows,
>> it's like nonfree software can run on linux-libre, and linux-libre is free.
>> If Guix think it's nonfree, I will only keep these changes in my computer.
> I do believe it counts as free, especially given that it can be used
> to boot into other free systems (e.g., Trisquel) and that you example
> usage is for booting into a largely-free system.
> Greetings,
> Maxime.
> [2. OpenPGP public key --- application/pgp-keys; 
> OpenPGP_0x49E3EE22191725EE.asc]...
> [[End of PGP Signed Part]]

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