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Re: what is the present stage of grub2 ?

From: J. Bakshi
Subject: Re: what is the present stage of grub2 ?
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 22:16:06 +0530

On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 17:56:36 +0200
Felix Zielcke <address@hidden> wrote:

> Am Sonntag, den 14.06.2009, 21:09 +0530 schrieb J. Bakshi:
> > Hello List,
> > 
> > What is the present stage of grub2 ? Is it still in the development
> > stage as stated in the official site ?
> I recently brought the homepage up here, but nobody really cared,
> though I forgot to mention this sentence in my mail, i.e. that it's
> still in development.
> Anyway if you use SVN trunk then it should be working fine for you.
> Password and savedefault are AFAIK the only missing features from
> grub-legacy.
> grub2 is still actively developed but not more in development like the
> homepage says.
> IMO it can be used by more people.
> > I am also interested to know about the graphics. I have seen google
> > summer code project regarding the graphical part. Is it now
> > included in the grub2 or is it simply possible to have the
> > graphical part workable ?
> No it isn't yet included.
> I don't know in which state Colin's bazaar branch is.
> For now you have to get his stuff yourself from his page

Hello Felix and Bandipat,

Thanks a lot to make me aware about the present scenario.
I am using debian squezze with grub2 Version: 1.96+20090317-1
the missing thing is graphical part and I am thinking to compile grub2 with the 
stuff as pointed by Felix.
Hope i am on the right track :-)


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