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bug #34504: Suggestions for GRUB Manual

Submitted by:  Chris Mayo <cmayo>
Submitted on:  Sat 08 Oct 2011 09:08:07 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Documentation Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Chris Mayo
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  Bazaar - trunk Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Sat 08 Oct 2011 09:08:07 AM UTC, original submission:

Some suggestions for additions to the manual from a new GRUB 2 user.

3.1
An EFI description would be great, there are a number of examples on the web which make it far too complicated when you have made "it just work" for the common case. Provided you have booted in EFI mode:
mount /boot/efi # or /boot?
grub-install
and it's done, even loading efivars for Linux and doing efibootmgr!

5.1
Add GRUB_PREFIX

13.1.5 debug
Some explanation of "facility names" or how to find them - seems to be module name or e.g. video?

13.1.8 gfxmode
Mention vbeinfo/videoinfo to discover available modes.

Chris Mayo <cmayo>

 

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