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Re: [RFC PATCH] Sector 2 of non-embedded core.img: write early or patch
Re: [RFC PATCH] Sector 2 of non-embedded core.img: write early or patch later?
Sun, 29 Jun 2008 13:29:11 +0200
On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 05:24:59PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> We have a serious problem with installing onto partitions (e.g.
> grub-install /dev/sda1) and drives with geometry that doesn't leave
> enough space for core.img to be embedded before the first partition.
> While it's not a desirable configuration, it should work, but it
Do we really want to support this? I don't think there's any reliable way
to tell where filesystem metadata starts. So unless we're talking about a
dedicated partition, this sounds like a no-go.
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