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Re: search function addons broken.

From: Felix Zielcke
Subject: Re: search function addons broken.
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 10:09:17 +0100

Am Sonntag, den 13.12.2009, 20:52 -0500 schrieb Gene Heskett:
> I pulled the tarball from gnu.org & built it.  And as you say, some
> things 
> have been renamed.  But the grub-mkconfig is just as broken as ever,
> and I'm 
> half temped to see if I can cobble up a bash script to replace it.
> The whole 
> idea of how it works now is completely broken.  It should search every
> drive 
> partition on the system that has a vmlinuz file on it, construct the
> proper 
> (hdx,x) assignment to find it, and take any existing grub.conf's and 
> translate them to grub2 syntax.
> It does neither the grub./grub2 syntax translations, nor does it
> search any 
> boot partition except the one its booted from. 

Well we support os-prober to add other OSes also other Linux
The only disadvantage is that os-prober currently only is packaged in
Debian and Ubuntu (and maybe other distributions based on them)
Because it originally comes from Debian.

Felix Zielcke
Proud Debian Maintainer and GNU GRUB developer

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