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Bug 116087 - Destroys grub configuration still
Destroys grub configuration still
Product: gnome-system-tools
Classification: Deprecated
Component: boot-admin
Other Linux
: Normal critical
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Assigned To: Carlos Garnacho
Carlos Garnacho
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-06-27 07:23 UTC by José Carlos García Sogo
Modified: 2004-12-22 21:47 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description José Carlos García Sogo 2003-06-27 07:23:57 UTC
(Copy of Debian bug #198973)

lots of bugs in boot-admin, yet:
the grub stuff insists on destroying my configuration...
here's a small diff:
+# For booting Linux
 title Debian GNU/Linux 2.4.20
-root (hd0,0)
-kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20 root=/dev/hda2 vga=0x316
+       root (hd0,0)
+       kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20 vga=0x316
-# For installing GRUB into the hard disk
 title Install GRUB into the hard disk
-root    (hd0,0)
-setup   (hd0)
+       rootnoverify ()
+       makeactive
+       chainloader +1
-# Change the colors.
 title Change the colors
-color light-green/brown blink-red/blue
+       rootnoverify ()
+       makeactive
+       chainloader +1
It's quite bad, as I don't need to press 'apply' to
have it destroy the damn file =). Notice it thinks
that the 'install grub' and 'change colors' things
are windows partitions, also notice the parenthesis
are empty....
Comment 1 Manuel Clos 2003-08-06 14:24:39 UTC
Reporter, have you tried 0.26.1?

I will take a look anyway.
Comment 2 Carlos Garnacho 2003-08-23 14:30:24 UTC
fixed in cvs! now it simply ignores the entries it can't understand,
such as the "install" and "change color" things :-P

Jose Carlos, prepare yourself, a new GST release is about to come!
Comment 3 Manuel Clos 2003-08-26 19:19:06 UTC
Tried 0.27 and it still destroys configuration.
Comment 4 Carlos Garnacho 2003-08-28 14:19:29 UTC
Manuel, the bug you told me in IRC is more related to #116088 than to
this bug, now it ignores every menu entry it doesn't understand, a
pretty safe default, IMHO :-P