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Re: Some grub2 problems/questions

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Some grub2 problems/questions
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 12:03:12 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 11:05:53AM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 12:26:03PM -0800, walt wrote:
> > Hi grub group.
> > 
> > Beginning with the commits of 2007-10-31 my two Athlon machines won't
> > work properly with grub2, and I'd like to find out why.
> It's a known problem.  That's when we added the ATA driver.  If you don't
> include ata.mod in your core.img, everything should be back to normal.

Btw, how come you enabled ata.mod.  Did you explicitly request it?

It's a problem if our installer tools are misleading about this.  We don't
want people to use ata.mod unless they understand the implications (e.g. you
won't be able to boot BIOS-based OSes like OpenBSD).

Robert Millan

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