On Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:30:50 +0100, Brian wrote:
> On Sat 25 Jun 2011 at 19:34:27 +0200, Camaleón wrote:
> With Linux you have complete control - so you can alter any file you
> wish. However, it is not usual (and maybe ill-advised) to change
> 00_header, 10_linux, 20_linux_xen or 30_os-prober. 40_custom is
> completely under your control (there is an example in this thread) and
> 05_debian_theme could be customised.
Sure, but that's no what I understand for "with GRUB2 there is only one
file to tweak", there are many and we (as admins) have to learn about
>> And /boot/grub is plenty of small files:
> So? You can add to them but there is nothing to take away or alter.
The less files for a bootloader, the better. Not a scientific statement,
of course, just a wild-guess.
>> So let's say I want to disallow GRUB2 from including my Windows
>> partition at the menu... should I tweak /etc/default/grub or should I
>> dive into /etc/grub.d/os-prober, or...?
> in /etc/default/grub. It's documented. Alternatively be brutal and
> uninstall os-prober.
Thanks much... but documented where? :-?
And after adding that stanza, should I edit anything else or just it will
be autoremoved at next boot?
>>> If I were a betting man, I'd bet that grub1 won't be available in
>>> Wheezy once it's published...
>> And that was what I asked for, but I'm still waiting to see an official
>> statement for whatever decision they take. I can deal with either, but
>> I would like to be prepared for the worst ;-)
> Some more old news.
"(...) Nervertheless, we're aware that for a minority of users, upgrading
is not currently an option, because they rely on specific features of
GRUB Legacy that GRUB 2 doesn't provide. For those users, GRUB Legacy
will continue being supported, at least up untill the Squeeze release."
My 0.2 cents go for that! I wish the same for wheezy O:-)
> And there is always the Release Notes for Squeeze. If neither is
> 'official' enough you can always get the Profect Leader to make a
> Prepare for the worst. You won't go far wrong.
Ahhh, "there is always hope", like Arwen said...
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