Fedora 16 Update: grub2-1.99-13.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-12-11 21:22:08

Name        : grub2
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 1.99
Release     : 13.fc16
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
Summary     : Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
Description :
The GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is a highly configurable and customizable
bootloader with modular architecture.  It support rich varietyof kernel formats,
file systems, computer architectures and hardware devices.

Update Information:

This update fixes several bugs. It fixes a hardcoded call to 'grub-probe' - which does not exist in Fedora - in the /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober script, which broke grub's auto-detection of OS X installs. It updates various documentation for the slightly different names used for some files in Fedora. It fixes an error in the spec file which meant the package was not being build with Fedora's standard compiler flags. It changes the default contents of the /etc/default/grub file to be more similar to the file as written by the Fedora installer. Many of these changes were contributed by Mads Kiilerich.

For testers: as this is a sensitive component, please try and test it thoroughly. Testing that it works as expected with new kernel installs, during installation (by enabling the updates-testing repository during a network installation), when running grub2-mkconfig and grub2-install, and after doing a yum upgrade from Fedora 15 will be valuable.

* Thu Dec  8 2011 Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> - 1.99-13
- fix hardwired call to grub-probe in 30_os-prober (rhbz#737203)
* Mon Nov  7 2011 Peter Jones <pjones at redhat.com> - 1.99-12
- Lots of .spec fixes from Mads Kiilerich:
  Remove comment about update-grub - it isn't run in any scriptlets
  patch info pages so they can be installed and removed correctly when renamed
  fix references to grub/grub2 renames in info pages (#743964)
  update README.Fedora (#734090)
  fix comments for the hack for upgrading from grub2 < 1.99-4
  fix sed syntax error preventing use of $RPM_OPT_FLAGS (#704820)
  make /etc/grub2*.cfg %config(noreplace)
  make grub.cfg %ghost - an empty file is of no use anyway
  create /etc/default/grub more like anaconda would create it (#678453)
  don't create rescue entries by default - grubby will not maintain them anyway
  set GRUB_SAVEDEFAULT=true so saved defaults works (rbhz#732058)
  grub2-efi should have its own bash completion
  don't set gfxpayload in efi mode - backport upstream r3402
- Handle dmraid better. Resolves: rhbz#742226

  [ 1 ] Bug #737203 - Anaconda failure due to error in os-prober script if there is any OS X partition present
  [ 2 ] Bug #743964 - documentation refers to /boot/grub/ but /boot/grub2/ is being used
  [ 3 ] Bug #734090 - update-grub2 missing in grub2-1.99-0.2.fc16.i686
  [ 4 ] Bug #704820 - grub2 1.99-0.1 not built with $RPM_OPT_FLAGS, %changelog entry missing,
  [ 5 ] Bug #678453 - Grub2 Menu entries doesn't contain the name of distribution
  [ 6 ] Bug #732058 - grub2-reboot/set-default doesn't work

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update grub2' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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