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Bug#617984: release-notes: The default choice is reset in menu.lst when choosing to chainload grub2

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On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 09:25:26PM -0600, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
> When grub2 (I assume) updates /boot/grub/menu.lst to chainload
> grub2 it resets the default boot choice to 0.  This more or
> less breaks things if the user has included boot choices
> before the 
> # Put static boot stanzas before and/or after AUTOMAGIC KERNEL LIST
> part of the file.  All of a sudden the first boot stanza is executed,
> even when it was not the default.  And the system surely does not
> automatically chainload grub2 as intended.
> Perhaps grub2 should warn the user and leave the default unchanged
> if it is something other than 0.  That seems to make the most sense.
> Meanwhile the release notes should contain a warning regarding this
> condition.

Is this issue still relevant for Wheezy? I suspect it isn’t and advise
the RN wizard to close it (I may do so myself next time I come across
this bug report unless more information is provided).



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