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Re: Grub installation. First potential Fedora killer



On Mon, 2014-01-06 at 17:26 -0500, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > >From 88d4843eda3a00b0474ecb26242c52e4f378add7 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com>
> > Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 22:57:51 -0800
> > Subject: [PATCH] write a device.map and bootloader config when 'skipping'
> >  grub2 install
> > 
> > The usual reason for skipping bootloader installation is if you want to do
> > a multi-boot configuration other than one where Fedora 'takes over' boot.
> > People who do this are usually going to have a much easier time if they have
> > a config file - our 'official' recommendation instead of chainloading is to
> > use grub2's configfile functionality, and that obviously requires the OS
> > to have a config file.
> 
> I think 886502 is the bug this addresses, so you'll want to refer to
> that here.  See the format we use throughout git.

Indeed you're right, I forgot there was a bug for it. I'll try and look
at Chris' (the other Chris) notes tomorrow and send something more
formally, unless pjones sees something terribly wrong with the idea. And
maybe even test it a bit!
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Adam Williamson
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