Best practice for multiple version/OS boot?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Mon Nov 25 16:49:53 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 05:27:34PM +0100, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 08:28:59AM -0700, Pete Travis wrote:
> > 
> > Enough people have asked this sort of question that Chris Roberts and I
> > started hacking on a Guide to address it. Suggestions, criticisms, or
> > contributions are equally welcome.
> > 
> > [1]
>   Maybe some GSoC task to implement Boot Loader Spec in GRUB?

We're not going to implement the boot loader spec as written - the EFI 
system partition is always going to remain at /boot/efi, not /boot. This 
is a situation that's already allowed by the spec, so fixing it would 
just be a matter of deleting the section about using the ESP as $BOOT.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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