grub / grub2 conflicts

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Thu Sep 22 18:18:43 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 02:02:15PM -0400, David Airlie wrote:

> you run rpm -q grub in the guest and on the host, if they are the same nvr,
> then they are the same package, where's the rocket science here.

No, that's not good enough. You need to know the version installed on 
the system, not the packaged version. Upgrading the package doesn't 
cause grub-install to be rerun.

> > There is no rational reason to have grub and grub2 installed on the
> > same
> > system at once, and having them both there increases the complexity
> > of
> > the system.
> you can install KDE and GNOME and you are worrying about grub and grub2?

They don't both attempt to sit in the same few bytes.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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