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Re: What happened to debian - does "stable" keep having any meaning?


Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 03/21/2011 11:53 AM, Geronimo wrote:
> >
> > And yes of cause - I use LABEL and UUID in fstab for years ;)
> > 
> So you're not using UUID in grub.  

Ok - that's a challenge

Of cause, I use UUID in grub. But if you look at grub.cfg, theres one place, 
where UUID is used and other places where (hd?, msdos?) is used. And all (hd?, 
...) entries are wrong - almost always.

> Of course, it could be that your mobo doesn't like grub2.  Since the
> grub and Debian developers know that, they made a big, fat warning
> when wanting to install grub2, asking if you're sure that you want
> to do it, since grub2 is still in beta, so it might break.

Huh? - Did you ever installed a debian 6.x?

There's no choice to use another boot-manager. You have to use grub (which 
silently is grub2) or you have to use grub2. If grub2 is really stil beta - 
what the hell does it do in debian stable?

I tried to use "super grub2 disk" but that disk was not able to find any 
bootable partition too. It hangs during scan.

Grub from debian 6.0 had no problem with my system. Same is true for Ubuntu 

So where's my mistake?

kind regards


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