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Re: Debian bug #463123 still hurts me

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 10:05:21PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> Hello,
> yesterday I got biten by (I think) Debian Bug #463123.
> I have a dual boot system, one is always stable and the other is used to
> try out things.  The bootloader is grub from stable (i.e. 0.97-27etch1).
> I installed Lenny-Beta2 in my try-out-system without overwriting the
> bootloader and added a menu entry to my stable's grub to boot Lenny.
> Obviously this fails because of #463123. :-(
> Upgrading to Lenny's grub solved the problem for me.
> I don't know how usual it is to try a new release this way, but if
> might trouble some more users when Lenny is released.


Please don't CC GRUB maintainers, we fixed the bug already and there's nothing
more we can do about this.

IMO, it may have been a good idea to post-pone the inode change untill the
GRUB in oldstable supported that (or maybe it'd be overkill).  Anyway, this
decision concerns e2fsprogs and not grub.

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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