Replacing grubby with grub2-mkconfig in kernel install process

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Jun 18 10:08:49 UTC 2012

Chris Murphy wrote:
> Grubby does not work fine with GRUB 2, it creates sloppy menu lists that
> eventually break the advanced menu entries, as well as totally departing
> from any user customization of /etc/default/grub.

… vs. grub2-mkconfig, which totally departs from any user customization in 

You gain flexibility in one place and lose it in another. I'm not convinced 
it's an improvement. Though on the other hand, running grub2-mkconfig is how 
upstream intends things to work.

        Kevin Kofler

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