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Re: Full documentation for GRUB2

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: Full documentation for GRUB2
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:24:46 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 08:59:05AM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> > I've wondered occasionally whether it would be worth it to include
> > something like GRUB_STATIC in upstream grub-mkconfig; if set, this would
> > cause grub-mkconfig to do nothing, perhaps printing a message.  This
> > would mean you wouldn't have to figure out how to disable distribution
> > facilities that run grub-mkconfig for you; you could just set
> > GRUB_STATIC=1 and write your own grub.cfg if you wanted.  Vladimir, do
> > you think you'd take such a change for 1.99?
> Based on other messages in this thread, this likely wouldn't be very
> effective.  Boot from a LiveCD?  It won't have GRUB_STATIC set.

Sure it will.  If you're generating $pathtoroot/boot/grub/grub.cfg, then
that will be based on $pathtoroot/etc/default/grub.

Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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