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Old 01-02-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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grub vs grub2


I just installed debian testing. It cames with grub2 and I as I see is more difficult then menu.lst in debian stable.
Why that?
Is not the idea to be everything more easy?
 
Old 01-02-2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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I just installed debian testing. It cames with grub2 and I as I see is more difficult then menu.lst in debian stable.
Why that?
Is not the idea to be everything more easy?
What are you finding more difficult?.
To make changes to grub2 you need to edit /etc/default/grub.
Then run update-grub afterwards to update /boot/grub/grub.cfg

Code:
ade@Pc1:~$ cat /boot/grub/grub.cfg
#
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE
#
# It is automatically generated by /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig using templates
# from /etc/grub.d and settings from /etc/default/grub

Last edited by the trooper; 01-02-2010 at 08:44 PM.
 
Old 01-03-2010, 06:15 AM   #3
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Well, if I wanto to add some OS to grub 2, where I have to add it. In /etc/default/grub ?
Is the same way like in menu.lst?
 
Old 01-03-2010, 06:23 AM   #4
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Hello,

GRUB is not the same as GRUB2, there are some very distinctive differences. Have a look at these tutorials, they explain everything.

Basics and fundamentals of GRUB2
GRUB2 Full Tutorial

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 01-03-2010, 06:38 AM   #5
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Thanks Eric,those links are pretty good.
 
Old 01-03-2010, 06:41 AM   #6
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You're welcome. I'm looking into GRUB2 myself so just sharing what I found out there

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 11-21-2014, 03:26 AM   #7
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Hello,

GRUB is not the same as GRUB2, there are some very distinctive differences. Have a look at these tutorials, they explain everything.

Basics and fundamentals of GRUB2
GRUB2 Full Tutorial

Kind regards,

Eric
That first link has gone dead, but there's a copy of it here:
https://web.archive.org/web/20131210...rub2-101-class
 
  


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