[lfs-support] Grub 2.0 problem
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 11:36:29 PST 2012
alex lupu wrote:
> Just curious. Hopefully, the answers might help some other curious people too.
> First, apologies for my limited exposure and knowledge of GRUB 2
> and for the inconvenience.
> So far, my grub 0.97 has been adequate (and very simple to use)
> for anything I've thrown at it.
> OTOH, I may have had only simple situations to deal with.
> 1. Can this particular, subject configuration be solved with GRUB 2 only?
> A grub 0.97 cannot handle it?
> 2. In general, if grub 0.97 could be used here, does it have limitations in
> other complicated configurations, present and in the foreseeable future?
Yes, grub 0.97 can be used. I still use it with my 32-bit system.
However it cannot be used with GPT partitions which are needed for newer
large hard disks (> 2T). I don't think it can be used when booting from
an nfs mount either, but I don't use that.
Many of the links on the web refer to using scripts in /etc/grub.d/ to
create the config file. We don't do that because we want to show the
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