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Re: No more GRUB legacy at install time since wheezy?

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:42:40 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> For the record, I prefer grub1's config to grub2's but grub2's been
>> almost problem-free for me for a long time. Almost: one small problem
>> (Karmic's grub2 couldn't recognize Fedora's initrd when creating a
>> Fedora menu entry) and one big problem (until last summer, grub2
>> couldn't boot from mdraid metadata 1.x).
> I also find GRUB legacy more suitable to my needs. I don't remember any
> problem with it, I mean, nothing that could not be solved by manually
> editing the "menu.lst" or by launching GRUB's legacy console from the
> menu. It had a small set of options and files to tweak (compared to GRUB
> 2) but I see that as a plus rather than a weakness because that makes it
> less vulnerable to flaws. Of course, I understand there are people with
> new needs that find GRUB 2 perfect for them, so having both options
> available in the installer is, IMO, a perfect deal :-)

For grub2, there's also just one file to tweak, "/etc/default/grub",
and the CLI tools are more powerful.

If I were a betting man, I'd bet that grub1 won't be available in
Wheezy once it's published...

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