grub dependency problem

Paul Lemmons paul at
Sat Oct 10 20:09:59 BST 2009

Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Saturday 10 October 2009, Paul Lemmons wrote:
>> Now, I have no desire to remove grub-pc because that is what I am using 
>> to boot with. Grub, on the other hand, I think should have been 
>> replaced by grub-pc. I hesitate to remove it though for fear of not 
>> being able to boot. Most packages I am a little more caviler about but 
>> the ability to boot is fairly near and dear to my heart :)
> I am running the karmic beta  without any 'backports'   and have no problems 
> with grub  other than the fact that it screws up the boot of any old releases 
> of *ubuntu.  I've reported that.
> What is the purpose of the backports?  (in your case)
I have always had backports turned on. I hate waiting for 6 months for 
some updated software and so far backports has always delivered stable 
and current releases of the software I use the most.
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