This tool allows to boot linux-m68k from a floppy on a macintosh motorola 68K based. With it, you can create rescue disk, or remove the MacOS partition (needed by the legacy penguin booter) from your HD.
Embedded PowerPC Bootloader Project, especially for Embedded PowerPC boards. The code for this project is frozen. Development continues with the "U-Boot" project (Universal Boot Loader, see http://sourceforge.net/projects/u-boot ).
Etherboot is Open Source code for creating boot ROMs for network booting x86, AMD64, Itanium, Hammer, Hyperstone and ARM (noMMU) platforms.
Exteb provides a framework for bootloaders also including tools for developing and managing bootloaders.
XOSL is a graphical boot manager that supports multi-booting of various operating systems. Development is currently done under the XOSL2 title. Historical version download below:
This is a project for developing fast boot up linux kernel. For fast boot up, it includes boot loader stage, kernel stage, and user space stage. For developer's convenience, several tools provided to measure the time stamps, and debugging.
The FDOS Operaing System is 100% written in Assembler (NASM). It supports FAT 12, TSR and a small Multi Kernel System. The source is very good documentated (only in English). A German, russian and English Documentation (about 40 pages) are included.
Fortress OS is an open source modern multitasking operating system. Intel IA-32 386 compatibility. Fortress is clean implemented from scratch. Fortress is still in early stage ( current state at the end of plan 2 ) and needs huge work.
FritzOS is a (incomplete) OS. Ideas will be added to the OS as it's developed, and it will run on the x86 platform. FritzOS will have have a GUI, be easy to use & understand. Right Now, FritzOS has a C++ kernel. Pk0.8 comming soon.
GAG is a graphical boot manager, designed to be easy-to-use and intuitive, but without loosing advanced features, like passwords or swapping drives.
GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode. The project also contains an utility called WINGRUB, an GUI intends to help configuring and installing GRUB in the WINDOWS environment
Linux bootloader for the Palm OS
Operating system for 386 or above Entirely written in Assembly language.
THIS PROJECT IS INACTIVE!!
The Isis OS Project Is a Controlled Project to Develop An Advanced Modern Operating System!
ItaliOs è un sistema operativo totalmente in italiano.
JBOOT is an open source bootloader. Each floppy can have multiple kernels and JBOOT allows the user to choose which kernel they wish to load. JBOOT also allows booting from a network and chainloading. However these features are still being worked upon
Run Linux on the Playstation 2
Kernelloader is a free bootloader for PS2 Linux and other Playstation 2 operating systems. Loading can be done by "Action Replay Media Player", by "memory card exploit", by "FMCB" or any other homebrew loading method. If you downloaded the latest Linux Live DVD, you need to run the online updater to be able to play Youtube videos.
A Unix-like (Not compleatly Unix-compatible) Kernel. Right now, we have (very limited support) of 80486+ IBM-PC AT compatibles. Written in C, and assembly. No network support planned for the forseeable future.
Super simplistic x86 real mode operating system.
LeanLoader is a modularized boot loader for tiny embedded systems including 8-Bit AVR or low end ARM7TDMI MCUs. Among others, it supports TFTP over Ethernet as well as XMODEM over RS232.
This project aims to make GNU/Linux really usable in the LGPL SPARCv8 processor called LEON.
A port of the Linux operating system kernel to the single board computer Scout from Motorola.
The Xbox Linux Project aims to privide a version of GNU/Linux for the Xbox, so that it can be used as an ordinary computer. Linux should make use of all Xbox hardware and allow to install and run software from standard i386 Linux distributions.
A port of the Linux operating system kernel and assorted GNU userspace to the GameCube and Wii gaming consoles from Nintendo. Please, see http://www.gc-linux.org for additional information.