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Re: [PATCH] tell the user why they are in rescue mode

From: Sam Morris
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tell the user why they are in rescue mode
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 15:42:24 +0000 (UTC)
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On Fri, 08 Feb 2008 20:15:39 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 06:44:26PM +0000, Sam Morris wrote:
>> While that works, the output looks like this:
>>  Entering rescue mode...
>>  error: out of disk
>>  > _
>> Which does not present the information in the clearest possible way: it
>> looks like the error happened in the rescue mode code, instead of the
>> normal mode code.
>> Also, the error message could be lost if any of the code between the
>> start of grub_enter_rescue_mode and its call to grub_print_error itself
>> triggers an error.
>> For these reasons I think it's better to call grub_print_error from
>> within grub_load_normal.
> Agreed.  See attached patch.  Does this work as expected ?

Yes, it works fine.

Sam Morris
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