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Re: grub-setup: --no-boot option?

From: Paul Bolle
Subject: Re: grub-setup: --no-boot option?
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 23:36:24 +0200

On Fri, 2005-10-21 at 22:18 +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote: 
> On Friday 21 October 2005 09:38 pm, Paul Bolle wrote:
> > 2) If there are no (serious) side effects, would it be an idea to add an
> > "--no-boot" option to grub-setup? [...]
> In this case, you can invoke grub-mkimage directly.

I already tried. But launching the GRUB image grub-mkimage generated
(b.t.w. using the exact command grub-install uses) dropped me to rescue
mode. The image grub-mkimage generated isn't exactly equal to the image
generated by grub-install. A check with cmp suggested the only
differences are a few bytes that grub-setup seems to have touched.



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