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Re: Migrating to Grub2 deletes kernel automagic updates and other settings

On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 03:10:19PM EST, Tom H wrote:
> >> Is the os-prober package installed?
> > Nope...
> They may or may not be an os-prober package but when it comes to grub,
> os-prober is a script in /etc/grub.d (/etc/grub.d/30_os-prober). If it
> is executable, it will add the kernels that it finds to
> /boot/grub/grub.cfg when update-grub is run.
> >> I don't like the idea of grub building its .cfg file from bits and
> >> pieces of grub-legacy, or lilo stuff that may live on other
> >> partitions.
> >> So, I let it happen once to build grub.cfg and copied all the stanzas
> >> from other systems to /etc/grub.d/40_custom, modified them to my
> >> liking, deactivated os-prober by making the script in /etc/grub.d/ '-x',
> >> and ran update-grub.
> I do the same. All my entries are in 40_custom and 10_linux and
> 30_os-prober are not executable.

Way to go if you'd rather stay out of trouble.


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