> Neil Bothwick <neil <at> digimed.co.uk> writes:
>>> If I just unmerge grub and emerge grub-static, is that the
>>> best way to prevent grub-2 from ever being installed?
>>> Other caveats to worry about?
> OK, so before anyone responded, I just masked the relevant
> versions of grub2 in package.mask.
>> emerge -n sys-boot/grub:0 and make sure no other grub entries appear in
>> <at> world
> I added the generic grub2 to the package.mask
> It's all good now. I'm ignoring grub-static.
> grub-0.97.r14 seems fine.
> thx (everyone),
To be sure, I'd take the lowest version and put a >= in front. Based on
what I get here, it should look like this in the mask file:
That way you don't have to worry about the new version that may come
later, and if the old grub gets removed from the tree.
Hope that helps.