GRUB 2 now default for new installations

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Thu Jun 11 09:12:46 UTC 2009

Christopher James Halse Rogers <raof at> writes:

> On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 23:35 +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> John Moser <john.r.moser at> writes:
>> > GRUB2 on its own partition is silly.  Like having a separate /boot.
>> It is required for stuff like root on LVM, a configuration supported by
>> the alternate installer.
> This is news to my laptop, which is happily booting from /-on-LVM with
> grub2.  That's one of the advantages of grub2.

oh, thats interesting.

it's still required for the /-on-crypted-LVM, where /boot is the only
unencrypted volume on the disk (also a configuration supported by the
alternate installer).

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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