Comment 15 for bug 416772

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package grub2 - 1.98-1ubuntu1

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grub2 (1.98-1ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * Resynchronise with Debian (bug-fixes relative to previous snapshot
    release). Remaining changes:
    - Adjust for default Ubuntu boot options ("quiet splash").
    - Default to hiding the menu; holding down Shift at boot will show it.
    - Set a monochromatic theme for Ubuntu.
    - Apply Ubuntu GRUB Legacy changes to legacy update-grub script: title,
      recovery mode, quiet option, tweak how memtest86+ is displayed, and
      use UUIDs where appropriate.
    - Conflict with grub (<< 0.97-54) as well as grub-legacy.
    - Fix backslash-escaping in merge_debconf_into_conf.
    - Remove "GNU/Linux" from default distributor string.
    - Add crashkernel= options if kdump and makedumpfile are available.
    - If other operating systems are installed, then automatically unhide
      the menu. Otherwise, if GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is 0, then use keystatus
      if available to check whether Shift is pressed. If it is, show the
      menu, otherwise boot immediately. If keystatus is not available, then
      fall back to a short delay interruptible with Escape.
    - Allow Shift to interrupt 'sleep --interruptible'.
    - Don't display introductory message about line editing unless we're
      actually offering a shell prompt. Don't clear the screen just before
      booting if we never drew the menu in the first place.
    - Remove some verbose messages printed before reading the configuration
      file.
    - Suppress progress messages as the kernel and initrd load for
      non-recovery kernel menu entries.
    - Keep the loopback file open so that subsequent changes to the "root"
      environment variable don't affect it.
    - Change prepare_grub_to_access_device to handle filesystems
      loop-mounted on file images.
    - Ignore devices loop-mounted from files in 10_linux.
    - Show the boot menu if the previous boot failed, that is if it failed
      to get to the end of one of the normal runlevels.
    - Handle RAID devices containing virtio components.
    - Improve DM-RAID probing support.
    - Don't generate /boot/grub/device.map during grub-install by default.
    - Store grub-pc/install_devices as persistent device names under
      /dev/disk/by-id/.
    - Change priority to optional to match the priority of grub.
    - Shave eight bytes off the pre-partition-table part of boot.img.
    - Don't display "GRUB loading" unless Shift is held down.
    - Adjust versions of grub-doc and grub-legacy-doc conflicts to tolerate
      our backport of the grub-doc split.
    - Optimise hostdisk device handling, substantially speeding up
      grub-probe filesystem reads.

grub2 (1.98-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (closes: #572898).
    - Fix grub-script-check to handle empty lines (closes: #572302).
    - Fix offset computation when reading last sectors. Partition reads and
      writes within and outside a partition (closes: #567469, #567884).
    - Fix script execution error handling bug that meant that an error in a
      menuentry's last statement caused the whole menuentry to fail (closes:
      #566538, LP: #464743).
    - Support GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX (closes: #536453, LP: #416772).

  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Add GRUB_INIT_TUNE example to /etc/default/grub (closes: #570340).

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Build-depend on libusb-dev so that grub-emu is reliably built with USB
    support (closes: #572854).
  * Update directions in debian/rules on exporting grub-extras to account
    for it being maintained in Bazaar nowadays.
  * Add myself to Uploaders.
  * Acknowledge NMUs, thanks to Torsten Landschoff and Julien Cristau.

grub2 (1.98~20100128-1.2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Non-maintainer upload.
  * Stop setting gfxpayload=keep (closes: #567245).

grub2 (1.98~20100128-1.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Non-maintainer upload.
  * Apply trivial patch (already merged upstream) fixing the offset
    computation for non-cached reads (closes: #567637).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Tue, 09 Mar 2010 22:18:14 +0000