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Bug#593683: fixed as far as I'm concerned



tag 593683 - moreinfo squeeze-ignore unreproducible
notfound 593683 2.6.32-29
close 593683 2.6.32-22
thanks

On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 11:34 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> user release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
> usertag 593683 squeeze-can-defer
> tag 593683 squeeze-ignore
> kthxbye
> 
> As far as I'm concerned this is fixed.  Not closing again because waldi
> reopened it, but tagging as not a blocker.

It is fixed, and we should stop playing around with tags just because
Bastian is confusing two different bugs.

GRUB used to rely on debian-installer to set postinst_hook for it, and
the kernel will still honour that.  But on some systems where users have
switched from LILO to GRUB while using lenny, the user did not know they
should set this.  Since we try to maintain the same kernel ABI during a
stable release, there was never any *need* to update the GRUB menu until
they upgraded from 2.6.26-2-flavour to 2.6.32-5-flavour.  But the
configuration was broken all along, and this problem is independent of
the bug that Bastian originally reported.

Bastian, if you still think the kernel should somehow work around this
problem, please make a new report.  But it should be severity important
or lower, because a missing menu entry is in not grave!

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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