[CentOS] Redhat vs centos vs ubuntu

Mon Nov 14 18:43:14 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 01:05 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> James A. Peltier wrote:
>> > Fedora 16 moved to GRUB 2 as well.  It will be in RHEL/CentOS in the
>> next
>> > release.  Get used to it. ;)
>> Grub2 really seems extraordinarily verbose.
>> One can't help wondering if the simplicity of the old grub
>> offended the developers.
>> Simplicity does not seem to be highly valued nowadays.
> ----
> grub2 has more utility (ie can boot of the newer fs types like ext4) and
> thus was inevitable.

It that's what they have on my Ubuntu netbook remix on my netbook, it is
ludicrously complex, and there's no reason that one more parm wouldn't
work in normal grub.

   mark, "yeah, Grand Unified Boot Loader...."