<aiju> GRUB2 really is the emacs of bootloaders <uriel> no, GRUB was the emacs of bootloaders, GRUB2 is the Eclipse of bootloaders <kfx> I've never understood why grub even exists <aiju> it does anything, except what it's supposed to do 14:46 < aiju> can't you install grub from grub floppy? 14:46 < martian67> considering grub2 is like 30 megs big 14:46 < martian67> no 14:46 < aiju> 30 megs for a bootloader? 14:46 < aiju> is it written in Java? 14:47 < aiju> no wait, NOT EVEN JAVA COULD FUCK UP THINGS LIKE THIS 14:47 < cinap_lenrek> remeber these old bootsector viruses? 14:47 < cinap_lenrek> the did graphics and sound and what not 14:47 < martian67> grub2 is a bootsector virus 14:47 < jse> Yeah, just a very fat and bloated one. 14:47 < aiju> cinap_lenrek: reminds me of those "windows is not a virus. viruses are well-engineered" jokes
GRUB3 will be elisp serialized as xml jited to jvm running as eclipse plugin on a mac running in a virtual pc in a xen instance on a 286er.
“will GRUB3 pass the turing test?” – aiju