[lfs-support] Grub 2.00 and LFS errata

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 14:45:31 PDT 2012


Mikie wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> In my perusings (is that a real word?) of the grub release notes at:
>
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/grub-devel/2012-06/msg00093.html
>
> I read this ... just pass the middle:
>
> * grub-mkdevicemap removed. Now all devices are detected on invocation of
>    any grub utility.
>
> Does this mean that the command is removed entirely?
> All other commands auto detect and there is no devicemap file any more after 2.00?

That's right.

> The LFS 7.2 book still mentions this command at:
>
> 6.47.2. Contents of GRUB

Well, there were 28 packages updated in 7.2 and I guess we didn't check 
the contents of every program in every one of those packages.

> and uses it at:
>
> 8.4.2. GRUB Naming Conventions

I'll have to remove the example.  The text in that section is still correct.

Thanks for pointing out the issues.

   -- Bruce




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