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

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Geronimo <geronimo013@arcor.de> wrote:
> And yes of cause - I use LABEL and UUID in fstab for years ;)
> If you read my writing carefully, you'll notice that I wrote, that grub has
> problems with changing drive order.
> The point is, in grub.cfg each partition is mentioned by (hd?, msdos?) and hd?
> never matches. Last weeks I managed grub update errors by manually editing
> grub.cfg (I know it should not be done, but it was the only way for me to get
> the system running).

Look at "/boot/grub/device.map". It sets up a correspondence between
grub's hdX and devices in "/dev/disk/by-id/..." so it doesn't depend
on the kernel's device names.

Run "grub-mkdevicemap" and "grub-install '(hdX)'" where "(hdX)"
corresponds to the disk in "/boot/grub/device.map" on which you want
to install grub.

Furthermore, it's fine to have a rant and blame this or that for your
problem but weren't you asked whether you wanted to chainload grub2
from grub1 when you went through the upgrade? Did you choose that
option? Did you test grub2 that way?

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