Bug#488111: support for installing GRUB without blocklists on GPT
On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 05:53:07PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> A few naming suggestions that IMO make the scripts better readable:
> - s/toggle_bios/toggle_biosgrub/ (affects script directory name too)
> - s/biosable/biosgrub/
> - s/unbiosable/nobiosgrub/
> - s/valid_bios/valid_biosgrub/
> Should the description "BIOS boot area:" not also mention grub in some
> way? Something like "Reserve BIOS boot area for GRUB:" (although that may
> already be a bit long for this dialog)?
I don't think it's essential to mention GRUB; in theory, other bootloaders
could want to replace GRUB in this partition whenever they're installed in
(Yes, I think "bios_grub" flag name is an unfortunate choice of words, but
HPA insisted in using it, and honestly I didn't mind that much)
So we can just go by your preference.
> From your initial mail it looks like:
> - this will only work with grub-pc
> - no additional changes are needed in grub-pc
> - as grub-installer already automatically selects grub-pc for gpt, I guess
> no additional changes are needed in grub-installer
> Is all that correct?
<GPLv2> I know my rights; I want my phone call!
<DRM> What good is a phone call… if you are unable to speak?
(as seen on /.)