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Gujin on multiple distributions This is a PC (ia32/amd64) bootloader which, like Lilo and unlike Grub, run completly in ia32 real mode (easier to chain-boot other O.S. which expect real-mode entry point, or chain-load El-Torito CD/DVDROM, reply natively to unknown BIOS interrupts), but like Grub and unlike Lilo, understand filesystems and can load kernel/initrd files by their filename, instead of needing to be configured with the position/size of the file to load. Moreover, unlike any other bootloader, Gujin is fully graphic (selection of the kernel to boot with the mouse), and do not need any configuration because it autodetects kernels in the filesystems it understands (FAT12/16/32, EXT2/3/4, ISO9660). Installing this package will not only install the Gujin installer named "gujin", but also install Gujin in the file /boot/gujin.ebios, modifying the MBR of the disk. If for whatever reason Gujin do not work for you, you can uninstall it from the bootloader itself, and it will restore the previously installed bootloader. The installer can be used to initialise and make bootable floppy disks, USB sticks or SD cards, and to query which bootloader is currently installed. Removing this package will also replace the MBR with the one saved at installation time, so your disk should remain bootable. Note that because Gujin runs natively in real mode, two implementations (with and without menu) can be run from DOS, see the man page. Unlike Grub4DOS, Gujin enters the Linux kernel by the documented entry point. This package do not need any external libraries, so can be compiled indifferently on ia32 hosts or on amd64 hosts.
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