Re: Grub 1.5 error after update
>Ole Toft Jensen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 05:58:51PM +0200, thveillon.debian wrote:
>>> Frank wrote:
>>> On Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:27:09 +0200
>>>> "thveillon.debian" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Obviously grub-pc is not ready for primetime yet. On the update it
>>>>> did on my machine, it failed to pick up the Ubuntu installation on another
>>>>> partition. How did it get migrated to Squeeze ?
>>>> The package "os-prober" is taking care of other OS detection, it's
>>>> "recommended" but not automatically installed.
>>> Does that mean maintainers assume you only have one installation ?
>> I can't read their minds, but it sure seems that installing os-prober as
>> a dependency would do no harm to "single-booting" systems, and would
>> save some trouble to "multi-booting" users. Maybe there's already a
>> "whishlist" bug opened about it ?
> The default behavior of aptitude and apt-get these days at least in sid
> and testing is to install Recommends automatically, so the user must
> have made a concious choice not to install os-prober or not to install
> Recommends packages by default.
Good point, and I do remember now that during my latest Squeeze install
aptitude did drag "os-prober" with grub2.
Really nothing to complain about then, for me grub2 is doing the job and
I am not looking back to "grub-legacy" with nostalgia.