Comment 15 for bug 576724

I was just fiddling with Debian Squeeze trying to figure out an unrelated issue but it required my changing from legacy grub to grub2, and IMO their approach at this is much safer and saner. I posted a screenshot in this thread at the forums (post #16):

My shot:

A shot of the typical Ubuntu behavior (same thread post #1):

You'll see they only display the drive designations rather than both drive and partition designations. I do realize that in rare occasions when someone does require grub on a partition they'll have to resort to CLI, but I think that's a much wiser approach.

Now to see if my links work ;^)