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Bootmanager


Ich habe verschiedene Bootmanager programmiert. Drei Bootmanager stehen als Download zur Verfügung. Der Plop Boot Manager 5, PlopKexec und der neue Bootmanager PBM6. Der neue Bootmanager befindet sich noch in der Entwicklung.


Boot Manager Comparison Chart
Plop Boot Manager 5 PlopKexec Plop Boot Manager 6
PBM6
Version 5.0.15 1.6 Test
Release Date 15/Apr/2013 14/Sep/2019 19/Jan/2021
 
Install to MBR YES NO NO
Install into BIOS as Option Rom YES NO NO
Can be started from
Syslinux, GRUB, LILO YES YES YES
Network YES YES YES
Windows Boot Menu YES NO YES
Floppy YES NO YES
CD/DVD YES YES YES
USB YES YES YES
UEFI NO YES YES
Can boot
IDE/SATA Hard Disk YES YES YES
USB Thumb Drive/Hard Disk YES YES YES
IDE CD/DVD YES YES YES
SATA CD/DVD NO YES YES
USB CD/DVD NO YES YES
Floppy YES NO NO
MBR / Logical Limited YES YES
Support for GPT NO YES YES
Boot other OS than Linux YES NO YES
Native Drivers
IDE YES YES YES
SATA NO* YES YES
USB 1.1 UHCI, OHCI YES YES YES
USB 2.0 EHCI YES YES YES
USB 3.0 xHCI NO YES YES
USB Thumb Drive/Hard Disk YES YES YES
USB Keyboard NO** YES YES
USB HUB NO YES YES
USB CD/DVD NO YES YES
PCMCIA Limited YES NO
Various
Configure OS partition profiles YES NO NO
Hide partitions YES NO NO
Hidden boot YES NO NO
Password protection YES NO NO
Open Source NO YES NO
Support for blind people NO NO YES
Screenshots

* SATA drives can be used anyway.
** USB Keyboards can be used until the USB boot option has been selected. Then it will be usable again when Linux or Windows booted.





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