In response to Arnold Shade <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> 
> In the /tools directory of all FreeBSD distribution there is an old
> program named OS-BS written by Thomas Wolfram. It is a multi-OS boot
> loader for MBR (there are two versions: osbs135.exe and osbsbeta.exe)
> It is rather old, works only under DOS, does not support 1024 cylinders
> boundary limitation, partitions hiding, etc.. Moreover os-bs has been
> evolved into commercial SystemSelector so it is no longer maintained by
> Thomas. However at the time being I continue the development of os-bs
> under the name "mbldr", see:
> 
> http://mbldr.sourceforge.net/
> 
> It is under BSD license, has many cool features, ported under Linux,
> BSD and Windows, supports extended partitions, etc. I would like to
> suggest replacing os-bs with the mbldr at some point for FreeBSD
> distribution if it is acceptable. Could someone recommend me who I
> should contact (or what mailing list should I use) to discuss this
> opportunity?

I've copied [EMAIL PROTECTED], but I doubt there's any need to discuss
this at length.

I recommend doing the following:
1) Read the FreeBSD Porters Handbook:
   http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/
2) Create a port for your program.
3) Submit a PR based on the guidelines in #1, be sure to note in the
   PR that this port supersedes the old os-bs port, so the committer
   can do the right thing.

-- 
Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.



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