Bug#282308: Installation report
Joey Hess wrote:
> We can probably detect with with a size check heuristic. (A minimal
> installation system such as d-i doesn't have the file command).
Sure, either that, or you could emulate the magic number check that file
> > The entries in the original GRUB menu of the SUSE installation
> > were:
> > title linux
> > kernel (hd0,4)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda5 vga=0x31a acpi=off
> > splash=silent showopts initrd (hd0,4)/boot/initrd
> > title failsafe
> > kernel (hd0,4)/boot/vmlinuz.shipped root=/dev/hda5 showopts
> > ide=nodma apm=off acpi=off vga=normal nosmp noapic maxcpus=0 3
> > initrd (hd0,4)/boot/initrd.shipped
> Where does SuSE hide its grub menu? If the installer can find one of
> those it simply uses it, instead of trying to hunt down kernel images
> on its own.
/boot/grub/menu.lst (the same /boot that the kernel images mentioned
above are in). The only noticeable difference to Debian is that it has
-rw------- permissions; maybe that matters.