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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    You can use debian for the time being. Ubuntu is based on debian, most package is available in both ubuntu and debian. I'd test the ubuntu kernel when I have some spare time.
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    You can try the amd64 version as well. The EFI firmware is 64-bit, it works better with a 64-bit kernel. It may even work without fakebios and the noefi option.

    If it still fails, try debian 5.0...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    BTW, do you have more than 4G memory ?
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting on MacBookPro6,2

    No, it doesn't depend on kernel. But some kernel has bugs that may hang without the noefi option. Perhaps this is some new issue regarding 10.04 release, I'd test it on my mac soon.
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    You can try the noefi option.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid: GRUB breaks EFI

    Yeah, I have seen this before, grub2 seems to mess up GPT partition when running from the installer. One solution is to skip the boot loader step. After reboot, use live CD to open a rescue shell on...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    I have tested BURG on HP ProBook, it works. BTW, this wiki have some tips on installing Windows 7, OSX, Ubuntu Lucid and FreeBSD 8 using UEFI/Apple EFI:

    http://code.google.com/p/burg/wiki/QuadBoot
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Have you tried my BURG version, does it have the same problem ?
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    Re: GRUB2 theming for lucid?

    Oh, thanks for the tip. I've fixed the link now.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB doesn't start, computer keeps restarting (XP and ubuntu 9.04 dual boot)

    The reason for this issue is that some program write information at the beginning of disk, which overwrites the grub loader. One way to solve it is to use BURG loader:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    New PPA package 2010.04.25, now you can do all the tasks using variables in /etc/default/burg, no need to edit burg.cfg manually:



    GRUB_LINUX16=true

    Use linux16/initrd16 to load linux.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Installing BURG prevents Windows from booting

    Yeah, I have seen similar reports before. I believe the reason for is that GRUB2/BURG writes multiple sectors to MBR, which conflicts with system data on some machine. Fortunately, BURG has an...
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    Re: GRUB2 theming for lucid?

    BURG PPA package is available for both jaunty, karmic and lucid, you just need a different source line in /etc/apt/source.list:

    http://code.google.com/p/burg/wiki/InstallUbuntu
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    Re: GRUB2 theming for lucid?

    You can edit /etc/kernel-img.conf to let it run update-burg when you update your kernel.
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    Re: GRUB2 theming for lucid?

    BTW, I have just created a forum for BURG:

    http://www.burgloader.com/bbs/index.php

    In the "BURG Themes" section, ingalex has posted a lot of new customized themes.
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    Re: GRUB2 theming for lucid?

    There is two way to load FreeBSD, one is to use /boot/loader, the forth loader, another is to load the kernel directly. Here are the commands: (Partition name may be different, you can use "ls -l" to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    You can keep the quiet option, this should avoid most output.

    As for GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX, you can set it to keep (default) or text (don't set it to blank), "keep" means keeping the current...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clean Up Grub2 Menu

    You can try BURG, it has a feature called folding. With hot-key 'f', you can toggle between normal and folding mode. In folding mode, you can use hot-key F7 to popup a menu with all available items.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    You need to change root device as well, it'd be:


    linux16 (hd0,3)/vmlinux root=/dev/sda3
    initrd16 (hd0,3)/initrd.img


    BTW, could you try the method in #18 to enable boot message ? It should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    I just install 9.04 and burg seems to be working fine. Although it disable kernel output by default, so the screen might seem frozen for a while but it's actually running in the background. If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    You can press 'c' to open a console window, and enter these commands manually:



    linux16 (hd0,1)/vmlinux root=/dev/sda1
    initrd16 (hd0,1)/initrd.img


    That's assumed your root is at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    It relies on os-prober to detect installed OS (same as grub2).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    This looks quite similar to the radiance theme, you should be able to get this effect with minor modification.

    BTW, here are screenshots of available themes in burg-themes package:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    Ok, it's done now. The launchpad PPA contains binary packages for jaunty, karmic and lucid.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    I upload a source package to launchpad, then it'd be compiled to generate the binary package.



    No, grub2 theme is much simpler, it doesn't support advanced features like theme selection menu...
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