dgharmon (2564621) writes "The Linux Foundation has announced plans to provide a general purpose solution suitable for use by Linux and other non-Microsoft operating systems. The group has produced a minimal bootloader that won't boot any operating system directly. Instead, it will transfer to control to any other bootloader—signed or unsigned—so that that can boot an operating system" Link to Original Source
It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.
-- Daniel B. Luten