On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 1:45 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nka...@gmail.com> wrote:
> That Alan didn't include, because if that's Alan Bartlett from Samba
> work he's *brilliant* and probably already knows all this stuff, is

Err, you mean Andrew Bartlett from Samba?  Alan Bartlett is a
co-founder of the ELRepo Project.

> that the "/etc/grub.conf" file is a symlink to /boot/grub/grub.con. If
> you edit it with some editors, it will replace the symlink with your
> new file, and not change the *real* file in /boot/grub/grub.conf which
> is the one actually used. Enthusiastic chaos will ensue.

I edit /etc/grub.conf all the time. It's just easier to type than the
real file name. And editing /etc/grub.conf does change the
/boot/grub/grub.conf file.


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