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From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:24:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels by Peter Humphrey
1 Am 31.10.2014 um 17:16 schrieb Peter Humphrey:
2 > On Friday 31 October 2014 15:09:26 J. Roeleveld wrote:
3 >
4 >> I've got a few systems where grub1 doesn't work. This is more likely caused
5 >> by some changes in used filesystems instead of any other cause.
6 >> If I really wanted to, I might get it to work, but I don't see the point in
7 >> spending time on this.
8 >> Grub starts the boot process and then, afaik, disappears.
9 >> Which is sufficient for me.
10 > My grub-0.99 lets me choose from four kernels and two or three run levels at
11 > boot time, and grub-2 can't handle this yet, or it couldn't the last time I
12 > checked. I don't suggest that everyone has a similar need, but at least in
13 > some cases the old grub does still have a place.
14 >
15 grub2 best feature is the
16 'run mkconfig after each kernel update or you will boot something old
17 and outdated'
19 I really love that. Or its configs. Once grub's configs were nice, clean
20 and easy. grub2 put away with those shenanigans.
22 Seriously, I regularly ask myself what brain sickness infected those
23 poor guys.