[lfs-support] Configuring GRUB2--Request for a Logic Check
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat Nov 9 13:59:55 PST 2013
On Sat, Nov 09, 2013 at 02:13:02PM -0600, Dan McGhee wrote:
> For one thing it resolved my paranoia about where grub would write.
I would describe that as "sensible caution", not paranoia. I've
irretrievably bricked one machine, and I don't wish that on anyone.
In my case (the notorious AmigaOne - I overheated mine one time too
many, but it took me a long while to realise what had been
happening) and I had learned enough about the hardware to make me
give up, and it wasn't _that_ expensive, unlike apple products.
> Yes, the different distro sites seem to be rather silent on this stuff.
> And you found something that I was hesitant to mention. This stuff does
> depend a lot on vendors. Many have written their own Boot Managers and
> I've found many comments and articles on how "buggy and unreliable" many
> are. As of a year ago, HP was one of those that had lots of
> complaints. That may be something else I need to research. rEFInd and
> gummiboot, look out I may be headed your way.
Ah, I didn't realise it was the hardware vendors. Thanks for
> As I've said, I'd like to accomplish two things: 1) get LFS-7.4 to boot
> in a UEFI environment, and 2) do it in a way that will be useful to LFS.
> Thank you very much, Ken, for your efforts.
Thank you. I hope it turns out well, and look forward to reading
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