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Re: Problems with GRUB


On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> wrote:
> your problem has nothing to do with live-helper, but with live-installer
> only.
> someone more familiar with d-i than me should comment on
> 1. how it can be made possible to skip grub package installation (!= grub
> installation into mbr/partition)

Easy :-) http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/apbs04.html.en#preseed-bootloader

> 2. would it be reasonable to do a check for the bootloader in d-i, so that
> when we're installing from an image, the bootloader only installed from
> packages if it's not already included in the image.

I think it would complicate too much also because you'd need to check
for MBR and like.

> to both questions i'm not the person who can answer them.
> but i'm sure e.g. otavio could :P

Dunno if I answered it right but I guess so.

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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