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Re: multidistro grub2 idea


From: Mani A
Subject: Re: multidistro grub2 idea
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2007 04:29:17 +0530

On 8/12/07, adrian15 <address@hidden> wrote:
> Mani A escribiรณ:
<snip>
> >
> > It will be a good thing if, if grub2 is installed to the mbr of the
> > active partition and  if a new OS is going to be installed, then we
> > must be able to tell grub2 about it and accordingly it must be able to
> > update the .cfg, when the new OS tries to write to the MBR of any of
> > the partitions.
> How would you detects this partition boot records changes? Saving a
> backup somewhere in the linux system and running an utility on the boot
> that compares backup to real partition boot sectors and asks you if you
> want to update cfg?

Yes that would be one way to implement it. The way current hardware
is, an extra utility on boot will be natural, safer and user friendly.

Best

A. Mani


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