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Bug#422370: should switch to grub2 when using GPT

On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 05:21:07PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Robert Millan <rmh@aybabtu.com> writes:
> > On Sat, May 05, 2007 at 03:00:15PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> >> Package: grub-installer
> >> Severity: important
> >> 
> >> As of 1.95+20070505-1, grub2 supports GPT on PC/BIOS systems [1].  When user
> >> is installing a GPT disk, grub-installer should automaticaly switch to grub2
> >> (or the install will fail with errors).
> >> 
> >> I'll send a patch later when I have some minutes.
> >
> > Here it is.  I tested it with grub-installer from trunk, but only in combination
> > with an etch installer because of current mklibs/gcc/binutils breakage.
> I like the patch and would like to commit it (anyone against it?). I'm
> wondering if xfs works on grub2. Have you ever tested it? I didn't.

Same as in grub-legacy.  It's there, and theoricaly it works, but it's not
really usable.

Robert Millan

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