Replacing grubby with grub2-mkconfig in kernel install process

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Tue Jun 19 00:36:53 UTC 2012

Chris Murphy wrote:

> On Jun 18, 2012, at 4:08 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> 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 grub.cfg.
> It does not totally depart. It is merely (highly) not recommended to
> directly edit that file.

Running grub2-mkconfig automatically makes it not just "(highly) not 
recommended", but basically impossible: Any edits will be trashed at the 
next kernel update!

        Kevin Kofler

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