Bug 734709 - system-config-boot does not parse grub2
Summary: system-config-boot does not parse grub2
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-boot
Version: 16
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
unspecified
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
: 743355 753373 754995 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 739483
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-08-31 08:34 UTC by Lijun Li
Modified: 2013-02-14 01:15 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2013-02-14 01:15:25 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
system-config-boot error message (28.83 KB, image/jpeg)
2011-08-31 08:34 UTC, Lijun Li
no flags Details

Description Lijun Li 2011-08-31 08:34:14 UTC
Description of problem:
An error message pops up for system-config-boot

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-boot-1.0-1.fc16.x86_64

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fedora 16 Nightly in Simplified Chinese from
http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/f16-translation/
2. Run system-config-boot in Terminal

  
Actual results:
An error message pops up for system-config-boot

Expected results:
system-config-boot should work as normal

Additional info:

Comment 1 Lijun Li 2011-08-31 08:34:55 UTC
Created attachment 520762 [details]
system-config-boot error message

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2011-08-31 14:19:42 UTC
ok, system-config-boot currently only handles grub and not grub2.

Comment 3 Aleksandra Fedorova 2011-09-16 05:05:11 UTC
Found this package in Fedora 16 Beta RC1.

Shouldn't it be removed from default installation?

Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2011-09-19 08:44:49 UTC
it could be ported for grub2, if grubby was split into a library and binary...

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2011-09-19 08:45:52 UTC
*** Bug 647946 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6 Adam Williamson 2011-10-05 05:11:27 UTC
*** Bug 743355 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Joseph D. Wagner 2011-10-30 23:06:00 UTC
Are there plans to alter system-config-boot to support grub2?  Otherwise, I think it should be removed from the default install, because it currently supports only grub-legacy.

Comment 8 Harald Hoyer 2011-11-01 10:41:27 UTC
(In reply to comment #7)
> Are there plans to alter system-config-boot to support grub2?  Otherwise, I
> think it should be removed from the default install, because it currently
> supports only grub-legacy.

it could be ported for grub2, if grubby was split into a library and binary...

Comment 9 Harald Hoyer 2011-11-15 08:25:32 UTC
*** Bug 753373 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 10 Mohamed El Morabity 2012-01-02 12:54:49 UTC
*** Bug 754995 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 11 Sergio Monteiro Basto 2012-03-21 01:48:56 UTC
for when handle grub2 ?

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Comment 13 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-14 01:15:29 UTC
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