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

Dne, 03. 12. 2009 20:15:40 je Chris Jones napisal(a):

> OK, so apt-get install os-prober + update-grub to rebuild grub.cfg.

Right. Did that, and things seem better now: the other Lenny system on 
the other partition was detected. Must dig into the scripts in /etc/
grub.d now. I was used to editing /boot/grub/menu.lst and now must 
learn to lose that bad habit ...

> Update-grub should issue an informational message such as 'os-prober
> not
> installed, other systems will not be detected'

Exactly. Or it should just bail out gracefully, prompting the user to 
install os-prober before proceeding.

> most folks feel tense when messing with their boot loader and
> that's a good time to stop thinking rationally.

Yep. The brain switches into panic mode.


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