[lfs-dev] grub-2.02~beta2

Kenneth Harrison maduinthemarauder at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 11:54:18 PDT 2014


On 10/2/14, Dan McGhee <beesnees at grm.net> wrote:
> On 10/02/2014 07:17 AM, Dan McGhee wrote:
>> On 10/02/2014 02:28 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> If you write the hint, I'll be glad to review it, but I probably
>>> won't test it. I don't want to re-enable uefi on my laptop. I have no
>>> use for it.
>> Thanks for this. As far as UEFI and testing the hint, do you have any
>> students who might be interested in an "extra credit" project? (said
>> the spider to the fly.) I can't test it either because of the HP hard
>> code stuff. I'm going to post on -support in a bit and ask if there is
>> anyone who is willing to help with the testing.
>
> I've been thinking about what I said here. The statement "I can't test
> it...," is not complete. I can test, and have tested, everything up to,
> but not including, powering up and defaulting to the grub screen after I
> upgraded, not a fresh install, to Win-8.1. I can take the place of the
> default boot manager and select the boot loader that I want to use.
> However, the engineer in me says that this is not adequate to say, "This
> procedure works."
>
> I don't want to write a hint that has not been tested in its entirety.
> This is why I'd like to enlist one or two people to test the procedures
> in the hint.
>
> Dan
>
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Did the error around fontconfig-2.x missing header not found get fixed
for detecting the correct install path for fontconfig package if Grub2
is rebuilt and reinstalled after the fact?


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