On 06/28/2012 05:19 PM, Alecks Gates wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 7:12 PM, walt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 06/28/2012 03:41 PM, Dale wrote:
>>> Paul Hartman wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 12:05 AM, Dale <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>> It appears that grub2 is coming soon.
>>>> grub 2.00 has been released!
>>> I wasn't expecting it to be that soon. I guess it will hit the tree
>>> pretty soon then. Well, we all need to think about the goods and bads
>>> of upgrading or staying with the old. I'm thinking about using the new
>>> one pretty soon. Heck, they ticked me off pretty bad with the /usr and
>>> init thingy so I may as well jump off the cliff I was pushed up to. :/
>>> 1/4 of the way down, all is good so far. 1/2 way down and all is good
>>> so far. 3/4 way down and all is good so far. I'm worried about that
>>> sudden stop now. O_O
>> Well said
>> I've heard a rumor that Windows doesn't like GUID partition tables, so
>> I haven't yet installed grub2 on my one machine that still multiboots
>> between operating systems. (That's my one remaining machine with a
>> legal install of Windows.) I confess I'm not interested enough to
>> confirm the rumor, so I continue to wait because there is no incentive
>> for me to make the change.
> I've never had a problem with Grub 2 + Windows (XP, Vista, 7, still
> haven't had the will to sacrifice myself for 8). Although sometimes
> it seems, with all the complaining some linux users like to do about
> new software, I must be a wee bit lucky. Been using Grub 2 alpha/beta
> for years with much success! I've so far enjoyed the configuration
> more than legacy Grub.
Just to confirm, my reservations are not about Windows, but about GUID
partitions. Are you using GUID partition tables?