GNU GRUB is a Multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.
Briefly, a boot loader is the first software program that runs when a computer starts. It is responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software (such as the Hurd or Linux). The kernel, in turn, initializes the rest of the operating system (e.g. GNU).
DocumentationUser manual available in HTML, ASCII, info, DVI, PostSCript, or TeXinfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/
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This is a GNU package:grub
released on 14 May 2011
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv3orlater||Matt Lee||25 January 2010|
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|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=grub|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/lh/grub/|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2012.