grub / grub2 conflicts

Peter Jones pjones at
Thu Sep 22 21:36:16 UTC 2011

On 09/22/2011 04:07 PM, Doug Ledford wrote:

> Fedora ships a virtualization environment, so while grub1 should "go away as
> soon as possible" in terms of Fedora's own use, having it around for
> situation 3 is not outside the scope of a reasonable request in support of
> Fedora's own virtualization stack. Therefore, I would take your argument as
> basically "We don't want it in the base OS any more, and we don't care about
> our virtualization stack, so go away." I don't think he missed the point at
> all, except maybe missing that some people don't care about supporting a
> reasonably functioning virtualization stack in Fedora.

You're basically arguing that we should never remove any software from Fedora
in case it's used in a virtual machine hosted on a Fedora machine.

This is not a workable scenario.


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