Talk:GRUB2 Migration

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This discussion is done as of 17 July 2022.

I have encountered the issue that the contents of does not reflect the actual device map, and I had to run 'grub-install --recheck /dev/sda'. Mimosinnet 20:38, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

A fix was provided (Special:Diff/110533). --Blacki (talk) 03:04, 17 July 2022 (UTC)

/dev/sda does not work in some cases and should target /boot partition, not device

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When upgrading from grub legacy to grub 2, targeting /dev/sda (where my personal /boot is located) did not work. I had to directly target /dev/sda3 (partition where my bootloader is located) and enable --force because I am using ext2. Simply targeting /dev/sda did not install grub2 for me. — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Stedlev (talkcontribs) 25 September 2014

USE flags?

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Shouldn't this guide mention the USE flags when emerging the package — like "emu" for BIOS-based amd64, as discussed at GRUB#Prerequisites? - dcljr (talk) 05:20, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

What exactly is "emu" for? I haven't been able to find relevant documentaion on it. Ironic, since GRUB#Prerequisites shows it can be used on any supported CPU... - dcljr (talk) 09:21, 6 January 2017 (UTC)