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Re: Force location of GRUB's boot and core images ?

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Force location of GRUB's boot and core images ?
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:15:40 +0300
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12.04.2017 11:28, Pascal Hambourg пишет:
> But It may be any other boot loader with chainloading ability such as
> LILO, Syslinux or even DOS/Windows MBR. So I'd rather have a more
> generic solution which does not rely on GRUB as the primary boot loader.
> Otherwise I would not bother with embedding, since GRUB can safely load
> another GRUB core image from a plain file with the "multiboot" command.
> I insist on not using blocklists because I have been bitten once by
> block remapping of the core image file.

Well, in this case unfortunately grub cannot do it (the way you want).
Also allowing it means user will be able to overwrite any area which
otherwise is not detected as known filesystem. I am not sure we want to
allow it.

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