[Techtalk] cross-platform, cross-browser testing

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Thu Feb 20 15:41:51 EST 2003

GRUB!  It's actually a nice little command shell, if you get to where you want 
to pass commands during bootup. It's OS-independent, and has a loverly plain 
text config file. No more messing with MBRs or stalling at the dreaded LI. 

LILO also does the job just fine, I like GRUB better.

On Thursday 20 February 2003 02:05 pm, Deanna Dunker wrote:
> What sort of boot loader do you recommend with machines with so many
> different configs each?
> At 12:30 PM 2/20/2003 -0800, Carla Schroder wrote:
> >On Thursday 20 February 2003 12:11 pm, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> > > - buy a second, cheapo windows machine for the same $$ I'd spend on
> > >           VMWare
> >
> >This gets my vote. You don't lose time rebooting, and you don't introduce
> >potentially troublesome new complications, like WINE and VMWare. It's
> > easier to manage. Also it multiplies your testing options. I have a test
> > network of three PCs. All told there are 13 Windows and Linux systems
> > installed, I can test just about any combination I need to.

Carla Schroder
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