Re: Questions after doing update and upgrade on Stretch
On Mon 22 May 2017 at 11:12:02 +0200, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> On 21-05-17, Brian wrote:
> > On Sun 21 May 2017 at 22:18:11 +0200, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> > > Sorry, but you are doing it wrong way. Grub 2 should not be customized
> > > by editing /boot/grub/grub.cfg , but by editing /etc/default/grub and
> > > files in /etc/grub.d/. Reason is obvious, your customization is lost
> > > whenever something related to linux-image is upgraded. Just saying :)
> > "Wrong" isn't quite the right way to put. For most people in most
> > circumstances editing grub.cfg and using update-grub is a wise procedure
> > and to be advocated. But a hand-crafted grub.cfg can be very useful.
> > update-grub can be prevented from getting its hands on it with
> > dpkg-divert,
> > --
> > Brian.
> Well, I was always under assumption that in case of grub2 you can change
> anything in grub.cfg by editing /etc/default/grub and files in
> /etc/grub.d/. Perhaps I was wrong about it, in which case I do
No need to apologise. Your assumption is correct and your advice sound;
100% of Debian users should thank you for it. The 0.1% who wander from
the straight and narrow presumably know what they are doing.