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Re: Bug#631224: Whether should grub2 write MBR automatic

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 02:06:13PM +0800, Aron Xu wrote:
> grub-pc will write MBR every time when triggered,

grub-pc does not use any dpkg triggers.

> and grub-pc-bin will not update grub entry after the kernel is
> updated. - It is weird when you have grub installed to an alternative
> place, then you upgrade a package and it write MBR regardless what you
> have chosen before.

grub-pc will only install to the device where it was previously
configured to install the MBR to, which is configured when you install
Debian or when you first install grub-pc.  You can even configure it to
install nowhere, although this does require explicit confirmation.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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