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bug #40523: Add support for "vmlinuz" symlink.

Submitted by:  Eli <eliptus>
Submitted on:  Fri 08 Nov 2013 09:46:13 PM UTC  
Category: ConfigurationSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: otherReproducibility: None
Planned Release: 2.03+

Fri 08 Nov 2013 10:27:17 PM UTC, comment #1:

I've uploaded a patch to /etc/grub.d/10_linux that works well for me.

Eli <eliptus>
Fri 08 Nov 2013 09:46:13 PM UTC, original submission:

I'm currently using grub-2.00_p5107-r2 on Gentoo. I use a /boot/vmlinuz symlink that points to my default kernel, as generated by "make -C /usr/src/linux install". I'm currently using a custom GRUB config to use this. It seems a common enough use case, though, to add support for it to /etc/grub.d/10_linux or it's own script in /etc/grub.d/.

By having to create a custom config, I feel I'm loosing the benefit of all the auto-detection implemented in /etc/grub.d/10_linux. So, basically I created my custom config by running grub2-mkconfig and copying the generated menu item but replacing the kernel path with that of the symlink.

Eli <eliptus>


Attached Files
file #29575:  10_linux.patch added by eliptus (2KiB - application/octet-stream - I've had luck with this patch.)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 02 Mar 2016 10:32:13 AM UTCphcoderPlanned ReleaseNone=>2.03+
    Fri 08 Nov 2013 10:26:09 PM UTCeliptusAttached File-=>Added 10_linux.patch, #29575

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