Problem with patched grub1 & ext4

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Jan 13 17:00:54 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 07:18:12AM -0800, Dean Loros wrote:
> I'm one of the testers for 9.04 & was awaiting the patched grub to start 
> testing ext4. I have converted my main OS over & have tried to boot grub 
> from a ext4 partition...problem is that I just end up in a grub prompt. 
> If I create a ext3 bootable, there is no problem...
> My question is that as this is a very short-term fix, should I create a 
> bug report, just change over to grub2 or wait til there is a fix for the 
> patched grub?

I don't think the grub 1 fix is necessarily all *that* short-term, and
we are likely to rely on it for 9.04. Please do file a bug with as much
detail as you can.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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