[Grml] OT: does anybody have experience with grub 2

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Oct 27 23:39:59 CET 2009

* Aleksandar Lazic <al-grml at none.at> [20091027 22:25]:

> Sometimes we have ~4T storage and I want to boot from this

> GPT http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table

> The new grub should be able to handle this but I haven't seen a
> distribution which use it ;-(

Grub2 is deployed for example with new Ubuntu installations by
default and Debian Lenny + Squeeze provide Grub2 as well. The next
stable release of Grml (upcoming in those days) provides Grub2 as

> Maybe there is another bootloader for linux which is able to boot from
> such a disc?

Grub 1.97 (which counts as Grub2) was released a few days ago and
provides improved GPT support:


Also check out http://grub.enbug.org/BIOS_Boot_Partition

HTH && regards,
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