[Mageia-dev] Support of grub2 in the installer/drakboot

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 8 18:42:25 CEST 2012

2012/10/8 Felix Miata <mrmazda at earthlink.net>:
> On 2012-10-08 11:45 (GMT-0300) Luiz Alberto Saba composed:
>>> is there any plans to add grub2 support ? is there someone already
>>> working on
>>> it ?
>> Fedora 17, openSUSE 12.2 and ubuntu (don't remember the version) are
>> already using it.
> openSUSE retains Grub Legacy as an option, which I use on every
> installation. YaST has yet to be updated to fully manage Grub2
> configuration. In distros that offer only a choice between Grub2 and no
> bootloader I choose no bootloader every time. *buntu I quit even
> experimenting with half because of its Grub2 headaches. Fedora I install
> with no bootloader, and use Grub Legacy from openSUSE or Knoppix. Grub2 is
> buggier than stink and far more complicated to maintain and use than Grub
> Legacy on systems that don't need what Grub2 can do that Grub Legacy can't.

Well, as long as the installer gives me a choice to put the bootloader
into the root partition I don't mind whether Mageia uses grub-legacy
or grub2. I'm using chainloader anyway.


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