Moving to Grub2?

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Dec 5 01:39:13 PST 2008


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>> Check this out: http://wiki.debian.org/Grub/Grub2
> 
> Yes, they have good manual pages in Debian. Thanks for the link. Let's 
> hope this documentation will be accepted upstream.
> 
> It is still worth mentioning that Debian uses a SVN snapshot, not a 
> release, because of various bugs. See (experimental) 
> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/g/grub2/grub2_1.96+20081201-1/changelog
> 

It doesn't really matter too much, unless we just want to use grub2 
because of features or because it supports PowerPC. I was completely 
wrong: it turns out that you need 32-bit libs to build it.

So, it looks like we're back where we started.

--
JH



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