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From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Legacy GRUB vs GRUB2
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 19:05:35
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Legacy GRUB vs GRUB2 by Tanstaafl
1 Tanstaafl wrote:
2 > On 2010-06-18 12:17 PM, Bill Longman wrote:
3 >
4 >> And finally, don't even mention how braindead the "new" improved
5 >> grub is. I wonder how anyone can feel that having to write six
6 >> paragraphs> in some one-off bash-like language, which needs to be
7 >> debugged, is better than four lines in a config file.
8 >>
9 > This brings up a question I've been meaning to ask...
10 >
11 > Since I have no desire to experience this new 'improved' GRUB, but don't
12 > like LILO - how long will it be before I'll be forced to make a choice?
13 > Meaning, how long will legacy GRUB still be supported?
14 >
15 >
17 If I read the home page correctly, they are not really doing much more
18 than bug fixes on the old grub. That was my reading at least. I'm
19 dreading that day too. I sort of like my old grub. I started on lilo
20 and grub has seriously grown on me. I'll switch to the new grub tho. I
21 have NO plans to go back to lilo. None whatsoever ! !
23 Dale
25 :-) :-)


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[gentoo-user] Re: Legacy GRUB vs GRUB2 walt <w41ter@×××××.com>