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bug#34184: Nitpick on reconfigure message: Installing for i386-pc platfo
bug#34184: Nitpick on reconfigure message: Installing for i386-pc platform.
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 23:37:38 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)
Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:
> Julien Lepiller <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi, this message is actually from grub-install and is perfectly
>> correct: it means it's intalling in legacy (bios) mode. "No error
>> reported" is also from grub and is very confusing…
> Maybe we should
> 1) prefix messages from other tools with the name of the tool, and
> 2) hide these tool messages by default behind descriptive messages like
> “installing bootloader”
> What do you think?
Good idea, that would avoid confusions; I’m fine one way or the other.
It may still be useful, though, to grab the raw messages from these
tools in case something goes wrong (or even if it succeeds but
‘grub-install’ made an EFI install when you were expecting a BIOS