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Re: GRUB 2 in Ubuntu 9.10

On 06/10/2009 05:17 PM, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 10 2009, King InuYasha said:
>> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Adam Jackson <ajax redhat com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 11:07 -0500, King InuYasha wrote:
>>>> Well, the existing GRUB used in distros was declared Legacy a long
>>>> time ago. GRUB 2 is a rewrite that is supposed to include all the
>>>> features the various vendors have been patching into GRUB Legacy, as
>>>> well as being able to support EFI and basically supporting what the
>>>> Chameleon bootloader does in addition to the GRUB Legacy's support.
>>>> Though I doubt fake-EFI would be implemented in GRUB 2....
>>> The grub we're already shipping has EFI support.
>>> I have yet to hear of a problem we're actually having that would be
>>> solved with grub2.
>> EFI support is not the same as fake-EFI.
> Erm, the EFI support in our grub today isn't "fake-EFI".

I think he's referring to a "Chameleon" feature.


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