NOTE: The room opens at 6pm, but the speaker does not begin until 7pm, with the hour between for socializing.
Speaker: Matthew Gyurgyik
Topic: Exploration of Syslinux and Grub2
Syslinux and Grub2 are two of the most popular bootloaders (a small piece of software that is responsible for loading the operating system) used by the Linux community. In this talk we will compare feature sets, explore the parts of the bootloader, and look at atypical installations.
About the Speaker
Matthew Gyurgyik is a high performance system administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is particularly interested in the boot processes of Linux systems. Matthew has contributed patches to the Arch Linux Installer adding Syslinux support. In his free time, Matthew enjoys hiking and hanging out with friends.
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