petitboot - ncurses version of petitboot, a kexec based bootloader

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name petitboot
Package version
Package release g45e2534-2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 121 B
Download size 57.33 KB
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Petitboot is a platform independent bootloader based on the Linux kexec warm
reboot mechanism. Petitboot supports loading kernel and initrd image files
from any mountable Linux device, plus can load image files from the network
using TFTP, NFS, HTTP, HTTPS, and SCP. Petitboot can boot any operating
system supported by kexec.


Package Version Architecture Repository
petitboot_12. i386 Debian Main
petitboot - - -


Name Value
kexec-tools -
libc6 >= 2.3
libncurses5 >= 5.5-5~
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package petitboot_12.
Source Package petitboot

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install petitboot deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install petitboot




2012-05-09 - Geoff Levand <>
petitboot ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Fix "uninstallable on mips*, sparc and s390x"
Add kexec-tool to Build-Depends (Closes: #669663)
2012-03-29 - Geoff Levand <>
petitboot ( unstable; urgency=low
* Update base to petitboot-
* debian/petitboot.postrm: Add additional conditions to case statement
(Closes: #665189)
* debian/control: Remove ssh-server from 'Suggests'
* debian/petitboot.postinst: New file, adds missing mkdir
2012-03-09 - Geoff Levand <>
petitboot ( unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: 659668)

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