grub / grub2 conflicts

Mark McLoughlin markmc at
Thu Sep 22 15:50:16 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-22 at 14:05 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:27:35AM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Sigh. I was joking. Obviously, if maintainers went around inserting
> > Conflicts with other packages because they don't like how the other
> > package works, then there'd be an order of magnitude more unpleasantness
> > on fedora-devel.
> The grub maintainer is telling you that the way in which you're trying 
> to use grub is broken. You *need* to use the grub files that are in 
> guest, not the host. This will be even more true with grub 2. It's not a 
> matter of disliking the approach, it's a matter of it being demonstrably 
> technically incorrect.

There's nothing technically incorrect about the approach, demonstrably
or otherwise, if the version of grub in the guest and host is


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