grub / grub2 conflicts

Miloslav Trmač mitr at
Thu Sep 22 19:23:40 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 07:38:54PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 05:37:39PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> We allow you to inspect the guest to find the OS version, and even
>> versions of individual packages installed in it.
> The package version of grub does nothing to tell you which version of
> grub is actually installed in the boot sector.

That doesn't matter: When libguestfs runs its installation of grub,
the boot sector will be overwritten.  What matters is the versions of
stage1/1.5/2 files in the guest, which is adequately described by
identifying the RPM.

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