Replacing grubby with grub2-mkconfig in kernel install process

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Wed Jun 20 14:11:52 UTC 2012

On 06/20/2012 05:33 AM, Joel Rees wrote:
>> You seem to think we, the Fedora project, have any sort of sway as to how
>> >things get written in their various upstreams.  We don't, except for very
>> >few cases.  Our choices here with grub2 are
>> >
>> >A) continue using grub1 and continue working with diminishing resources to
>> >keep grub1 working in the new environments a boot loader will be needed in.
>> >
>> >B) consume what upstream gives us in the form of grub2.
> C) Maintain grub1 ourselves (not that I'm volunteering.)

That was option A.

> D) Invent our own substitute (again, I'm not volunteeing.)

That would likely require more resources than we currently have looking 
at grub1, and the end result would probably be just as bad.  Not 
Invented Here syndrome is something we should be avoiding.

>> >You seem to be advocating for option C) throw up your hands and yell "THIS
>> >IS UNACCEPTABLE", and then.... what?

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- jlk

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