Bug 171522 - Add more info to grub titles
Add more info to grub titles
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: booty (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-10-21 22:03 EDT by Kenneth Porter
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-28 13:18:31 EST
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Description Kenneth Porter 2005-10-21 22:03:22 EDT
I've got a dual-boot AMD64 system that boots both i386 and x86_64 partitions.
/boot/grub is mounted from one partition to the other so that kernel updates for
either OS update a common grub configuration. When updating the kernel, it's
confusing which entry is for which partition. It would be desirable to include
more information in the grub entry's title string to identify which partition is
being booted, such as the release (eg. FC4) and the architecture (eg. x86_64).

This might be controlled by the same sysconfig file proposed in bug 166954.
Comment 1 Peter Jones 2006-02-28 13:18:31 EST
A shared /boot is really not something that's expected to work.

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