[lfs-dev] grub-2.02~beta2

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Thu Oct 2 13:34:10 PDT 2014


On 10/02/2014 01:54 PM, Kenneth Harrison wrote:
> 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?
Yes, it did.
Dan



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