How to Upgrade Grub2 ?

tortise at tortise at
Thu Jan 28 02:27:30 UTC 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Goh Lip" <g.lip at>
To: <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 1:26 PM
Subject: Re: How to Upgrade Grub2 ?

> On 01/28/2010 06:59 AM, Tortise wrote:
>>> I think I need to upgrade ubuntu server 9.10 GRUB 1.97~beta4 {2009-10-05}
>>> with GRUB 1.97.2. {2010-01-24} (To see if that addresses my issue)
>>> Reference:
>>> How does one do this?
>>> (My problem is similar to that detailed by poster #2
>>> Essentially there seem to be grub issues when using a HDD larger than recognised by older BIOS.
> I can send to you grub2 version 1.98 on iso. But I doubt it will do you 
> any good. 

OK, I'll try and let you know.

Problem of old bios and LVM issues of large hd affect only 
> grub-legacy. As far as I know, grub2 has taken care of this.

I confirm running GRUB2 on 9.10 (as above) also has the issues.  (LVM makes it worse, but there is an issue without LVM also)
> If you are on grub-legacy, I can suggest creating a small boot partition 
> of 150 Mb to the first partition and this will solve the problem.

I might try this also, even though on grub2.  I'll try the new iso first, if I can figure that out.

> Sorry I cannot be of more help, but I'll send to you grub2 version 1.98 
> direct to you.

Thanks again.

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list