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Re: Futuer of grub/grub2 to F11



On Sun, 2008-12-28 at 15:49 -0500, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> Jochen Schmitt wrote:
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> > Hallo,
> >
> > nowaday I have read in the german fedora forum, that grub is not able
> > to handle
> > ext4 file systems. In opposite grub2 should be able to support ext4.
> >
> >   
> I haven't looked at the code for grub2 myself, but most of the people I 
> talk to that have cringe when they mention it. The people I talk to tend 
> to be heavily involved in the boot process. As a piece of software 
> engineering, it hasn't earned many fans among those most concerned with 
> the change as far as I can tell.

Last I knew, grub2 was a dead project.  At least it was when I looked at
it about 2 or 3 years ago.  It hadn't had a single code update in over 2
years when I looked at it.  Has that changed?

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