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Re: Grub2 almost does what I want

From: Andrey Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Grub2 almost does what I want
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 22:58:41 +0400

В Sun, 03 Feb 2013 04:24:49 -0500
Felix Miata <address@hidden> пишет:

> >>            Some installations still require it, it's still a valid kernel
> >> cmdline option, and it still functions as always when KMS is not enabled.
> > Do you mean it does not work?
> Which "it"? 

Adding vga=... to kernel command line.

>                     I create the other symlinks so that I can use them 
> directly by my master bootloader or at a Grub prompt and not need to change 
> the master bootloader menu every time a new kernel gets installed or remember 
> the name of the latest or older kernels when I want to use one at a Grub 
> prompt. On many I have also vmlinuz-prv2, initrd-prv2, vmlinuz-prv3, 
> initrd-prv3, etc.
> >> How mkconfig decided what to create and where to locate are unfathomable.
> > It takes list of /boot/vmlinuz-* and lexicographically sorts them.
> It probably needs to find the one on the target partition with the biggest 
> numeric component to make default/top of list when all others are to go in a 
> submenu as Mageia does it.

That's exactly what it does. But you manually created links with
non-numeric "version" part. So how should they be sorted now? Before or
after numerals?

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