Re: New testing install; no /boot/grub/menu.lst exists.
On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 20:52 -0800, Freeman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 03:30:32AM +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> > I'm new to testing. I've been running stable on primary box and (eg.)
> > sid on sandbox for years. This is testing is on my sandbox for the
> > first time. I just installed both squeeze(?)/testing and OpenBSD 4.6.
> > How do I add the latter to testing's grub? /boot/grub/menu.lst
> > doesn't exist, and /boot/grub contains stuff I've never seen before.
> > I can create it, but I'm expecting you to tell me it's been moved or
> > renamed or $(debian_gotcha\'d) or something.
> Replaced by grub.cfg . But Grub2 is run by scripts in /etc/default and
> /etc/grub.d .
> If you don't want to study partially existing wiki instructions: make a
> menu.lst to include all the settings you would have use in Grub-legacy and
> reinstall Grub2. It will configure from menu.lst .
> Or just install Grub-legacy.
> Grub2 is the recommended default but still considered under development. So
> was legacy I guess, it never reached V 1.0 . However, legacy still gives me
> control over the look of an extensive menu and a background image which I am
> accustomed to.
There is a package called grub2-splashimages that contains background
images. I use it here and grub2 looks about the same as grub always did
although the configuration is different.