On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 03:10:55PM +0000, James wrote:
> James <wireless <at> tampabay.rr.com> writes:
> > So on one particular (openrc) system, I have no interest in grub-2
> > or any other bootloaders. I see grub is both grub 1 and grub 2.
> So some vintage installs/upgrades got me thinking. What does Grub-2
> offer that grub-1 does not. I cannot think of anything that I need
> from Grub-2 not mbr, nor efi board booting. Not dual/multi booting
> as grub-1 excels on that, and not on drives larger than 2 T.
> So what is the (hardware scenario)  where grub-2 and it's problems
> are superior to grub-1?  I'm having trouble thinking of that
> situation.......?

64-bit hardware with the no-multilib profile[1]. I have no "-bin" packages
on my system, nor do I run any pre-built 3rd party applications, so I
waste no time compiling worthless 32-bit libraries. Therefore, I need
grub 2.


> emerge -p grub:0
> ....
> AMD64 Team; <am...@gentoo.org>
> grub-1 is not available on no-multilib profiles;

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