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Re: Is GRUB2 customizeable enough?

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Is GRUB2 customizeable enough?
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:42:08 +0300
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22.07.2016 18:21, Richard Owlett пишет:
> I will be experimenting with multiple Linux installs on different
> partitions of the same hard disk. [initially various tweaks to Debian
> Jessie from the same physical set of distribution DVDs]
> The boot menu display *SHALL*:
>   1. display in partition number order.

GRUB does not provide sort tools on CLI level. You can enumerate
partitions by simply using (*,*) but due to internal implementation they
are in reversed order.

Implementing sorting is certainly possible. It is simply nobody needed
it so far.

>   2. display the correct partition number.

Define "correct".

>   3. display the partition *LABEL*

Define "partition label".

>      a. set during install
>                          OR
>      b. set during subsequent run of gparted
> The above *SHALL NOT* be changed by *ANY* run of "update grub".

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