Talk:I use a Custom Filesystem - What Bootloader Solution is right for me?
Article Should Be Deleted or Merged
This article is written like something you would expect to find in the forums, not the wiki. I suggest that it either be deleted or the relevant portions be merged into the GRUB article, FAQ, or one of the beginner's tutorials. --54616e6e6572 00:44, 7 April 2010 (UTC)
- I have added this to the FAQ category. It looks like something that was directly copied from the old OSDev FAQ. I don't think it needs deleting or mergin with anything else, but it could certainly do with some tidying to bring its style in to line with the rest of the wiki. --Aj 08:30, 7 April 2010 (UTC)
- Keep, potentially useful information must be preserved. As for the sentiments above, it's not from the MT wiki, it started as a contribution from Gravaera. More on that can be found in the forums. Nevertheless, I went over the article with glue and scissors and it looks decent now. I do think however that the propaganda part at the end can be removed as it adds absolutely nothing. - Combuster 12:19, 7 April 2010 (UTC)
- Merge (with GRUB), potentially useful information would still be preserved. Moreover, I've noticed that whenever someone comes to #osdev asking for help, and says he's been using absolute sectors to tell GRUB what to load, the problem is that his kernel has overgrown the size they specify, and... boo. I recommend that all the relevant information is merged with GRUB, and rest deleted. If we still want to keep the page, doesn't it ignore the naming guidelines? --Shikhin 23:29, 3 June 2013 (CDT)
- Merge with GRUB, and edit to highly discourage the usage of GRUB as a hack to load a larger bootloader for a custom filesystem. While the article contains potentially useful information, a whole page is not warranted and may be seen as a means of supporting the argument in favour of using a poorly-designed custom filesystem and using GRUB to assist in the loading process under it, which is a very kludgy and specific setup that may pose issues in the future and already has inherent issues with regards to support partitions and GRUB files. --Blacklightc⋅t⋅f 23:37, 3 June 2013 (CDT)