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Re: grub2 back to lilo ?

From: Marc Haber
Subject: Re: grub2 back to lilo ?
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 09:21:36 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 08:11:27AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 08:02:22AM +0530, BVK Chaitanya wrote:
> > I tend to agree.  IIRC, with grub-legacy (on debian), we could simply
> > add any user customizations at the end of the menu.lst (after auto
> > generated list markers) which would remain there even after
> > update-grub operations.  Thus user had an easier way to add his
> > customizations (without even need to run update-grub).
> > 
> > With GRUB2 that simplicity is not there anymore.
> Simplicity ... except when it broke.  Which it did, all the time.  Let's
> not follow the model of those marker comments!

Just for the record, grub 0.x's method of generating configuration in
Debian didn't even break once on me.

Marc, who would love to have a possibility to edit grub configuration
from a rescue system

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