Replacing grubby with grub2-mkconfig in kernel install process

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Tue Jun 19 19:21:24 UTC 2012


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El Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:11:20 +0100
Matthew Garrett <mjg at redhat.com> escribió:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 08:54:59PM +0200, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> 
> > pvgrub peeks into the guest disk so it needs to understand the
> > partition table, the filesystem and the grub config file in the
> > guest. Initially it didn't handle things like ext4, grub2 and EFI
> > but AFAIK these should be fine now. I'm not sure what Amazons host
> > systems use but hopefully they run a relatively modern version of
> > pvgrub.
> 
> Ok, so we need to be able to write a grub config file. We don't need
> to ship grub, though, right?
> 

Correct, we only need to write out a grub compatable config file. it
doesnt use a bootloader installed into the disk image at all. it doesnt
care if there is one there or not.

Dennis
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