grub-0.93 bug

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Fri Jan 9 15:30:37 PST 2004

On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 12:30:15PM +1100, Greg Schafer wrote:
> Ok, it appears there is indeed a problem, albeit one that bites only very
> few people.
> As mentioned in the bug report:
> I've been using the "--no-mem-option" for years without issue. It just feels
> wrong to me that grub should try and second guess the kernel. So rather than
> disable the functionality completely as suggested by the OP (the auto mem=
> functionality must be useful for something??), I think it would be safer to
> just stick "--no-mem-option" into the book which achieves exactly the same
> thing by disabling it at runtime.
> If there are no major objections, I'll implement this and close the bz.

While fixing this bug, I've just noticed there is a superfluous "ro" param
in the menu.lst. This is definitely not required as the kernel automatically
mounts the root filesystem as "ro" anyway. I'm removing it for now.

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