Difference between revisions of "Grub"

From Free Software Directory
Jump to: navigation, search
 
(17 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=GNU GRUB
 
|Name=GNU GRUB
|Short description=GNU GRand Unified Bootloader
+
|Short description=GNU GRand Unified Bootloader.
|Full description=Multiboot boot loader derived from GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader). The first software program that runs when the computer starts, it's responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software, which initializes the rest of the operating system. It is compliant with the Multiboot Specification, and is compatible for booting Free BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and GNU/Linux. Proprietary OS's such as Windows 98, Windows NT, and OS/2 are supported in a chain-loading function.
+
|Full description='''GRUB''' is a multiboot bootloader. It is used for initially loading the kernel of an operating system and then transferring control to it. The kernel then goes on to load the rest of the operating system.  
|User level=intermediate
+
 
|Status=Live
+
As a multiboot bootloader, GRUB handles the presence of multiple operating systems installed on the same computer; upon booting the computer, the user is presented with a menu to select one of the installed operating systems.
|Component programs=
+
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/grub.html
+
|Is High Priority Project=No
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anoncvs@subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/grub
+
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/grub.git
|Computer languages=C
+
|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub/
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML, ASCII, info, DVI, PostSCript, or TeXinfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/
+
 
|Paid support=
+
https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/grub-documentation.html
|IRC help=
+
 
|IRC general=
+
'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
|IRC development=
+
 
|Related projects=Extended_Operating_System_Loader,GAG,Grubconfig,Multiboot,hurd
+
[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
 +
 
 +
[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
 +
 
 +
----
 +
----
 +
'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
 +
----
 +
----
 +
 
 +
If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
 +
----
 +
|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 +
|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
 +
|IRC general=irc://irc.gnu.org/#grub
 +
|Related projects=gnustandards,Extended_Operating_System_Loader,GAG,Grubconfig,Multiboot,hurd
 
|Keywords=administration
 
|Keywords=administration
|Is GNU=y
+
|Version identifier=2.02
|Last review by=Janet Casey
+
|Version date=2017/04/26
|Last review date=2010-01-25
+
|Version status=stable
 +
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/grub/grub-2.02.tar.xz
 +
|Last review by=Bendikker
 +
|Last review date=2019/01/19
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
+
|Submitted date=2011/04/01
|Version identifier=1.97.2
+
|User level=intermediate
|Version date=2010-01-24
+
|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|Version status=beta
+
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|Version download=http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/grub-1.97.2.tar.gz
+
|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/grub/grub-2.02.tar.xz.sig
 +
|Test entry=No
 +
|Is GNU=Yes
 +
|GNU package identifier=grub
 +
|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 +
}}
 +
{{Project license
 +
|License=GPLv3orlater
 +
|License verified by=Matt Lee
 
|License verified date=2010-01-25
 
|License verified date=2010-01-25
|Version comment=
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
 +
|Real name=Vladimir Serbinenko
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Marco Gerards
+
|Email=phcoder@gmail.com
|Email=metgerards@student.han.nl
 
|Resource URL=
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
 +
|Real name=Andrei Borzenkov
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Yoshinori K. Okuji
+
|Email=arvidjaar@gmail.com
|Email=okuji@gnu.org
+
}}
|Resource URL=
+
{{Resource
 +
|Resource audience=Debian (Ref) (R)
 +
|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/grub2
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
 +
|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/grub
 
}}
 
}}
{{Person
+
{{Resource
|Role=Contributor
+
|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Real name=Erich Boleyn
+
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/grub/
|Email=erich@uruk.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://bugcomm.enbug.org/?project=grub&mode=project
+
|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grub.git/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Mailing List
 +
|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-grub/
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
+
|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
+
|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-grub/
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group_id=grub
+
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Mailing List
 +
|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/grub-devel/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Mailing List
 +
|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/commit-grub/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Mailing List
 +
|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Download
 +
|Resource URL=https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=Download
 +
|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/grub/
 +
}}
 +
{{Resource
 +
|Resource kind=General
 +
|Resource URL=https://translationproject.org/domain/grub.html
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Support
+
|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=E-mail
+
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-grub@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
 +
|Programming-language=C
 +
|Runs-on=BSD, GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd
 
|System-administration=configuration
 
|System-administration=configuration
 
|Use=system-administration
 
|Use=system-administration
 
}}
 
}}
{{Project license
+
{{Featured}}
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-01-25
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite description=binutils 2.9.1.0.23 or later
 
}}
 

Latest revision as of 02:14, 19 January 2019

[edit]

GNU GRUB

https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
GNU GRand Unified Bootloader.

GRUB is a multiboot bootloader. It is used for initially loading the kernel of an operating system and then transferring control to it. The kernel then goes on to load the rest of the operating system.

As a multiboot bootloader, GRUB handles the presence of multiple operating systems installed on the same computer; upon booting the computer, the user is presented with a menu to select one of the installed operating systems.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub/

https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/grub-documentation.html

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/#grub

Related Projects





This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2019.



Entry






















"Debian (Ref) (R)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Savannah (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.



























Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.