Bug#473401: grub-installer: grub2 config for Windows partition does not boot
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 07:41:50PM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Robert Millan <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 08:55:18AM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> >> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 10:56:28PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> >> [..snip..]
> >> > Status update:
> >> >
> >> > - vdX and xvdX are supported
> >> > - ida is supported
> >> > - i2o is supported
> >> > - I don't know the status of multipath, except that GRUB never supported it.
> >> > I know grub-installer has some hack which is supposed to make it work, but
> >> > I have no idea if my proposed change would break that or not
> >> The "hack" to grub installer is basically the same as what dmraid used.
> >> It needs a one line fix in grub legacy too:
> >> http://git.debian.org/?p=users/agx/grub-legacy.git;a=commit;h=e6dfc970b49a1dbc91ce33f67fa095f89a533a67
> > I've seen this patch before. As I said on
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=442382#66 it doesn't work
> > on current GRUB.
> We, basically with grub-probe we end in same situation as current? Is
> it right?
For devices other than multipath, you can't get any regression, since if
grub-probe didn't support them grub isn't going to be usable anyway.
For multipath, I'm not familiar with how it works, and speficically what
does grub-installer do to support it, so I don't know.
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."