On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 6:27 PM, Michel Catudal <mcatu...@comcast.net> wrote:
> Le 2015-08-26 13:37, Fernando Rodriguez a écrit :
>> This may not be complete and some of these may be possible to some extent
>> with
>> legacy grub:
>> 1. Grub Legacy is 32-bit only, so you need 32-bit libraries or use grub-
>> static. Grub2 is portable, even beyond Intel architectures.
>> 2. Grub2 has been rewritten to be modular. Instead of Grub's stages model
>> it
>> uses a core image and a bunch of modules.
>> 3. EFI support without chainloading or other hacks.
>> 4. Better filesystem support. Including loopback devices.
>> 5. Graphics and theming support.
>> 6. Grub2's config file (the one it tells you not to edit manually) is
>> scriptable
>> using a shell-like script language.
>> 7. Password support for each entry.
> I've had serious problems in the past getting to to install on a partition
> and gave up. Is that bug fixed? It insists on installing on the MBR which is
> unacceptable.

It's not a bug, and it won't be "fixed". Installing on a partition is
simply not supported.

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