[ltp] Re: Which distro for ThinkPad T400s

Robert Tomsick linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 01:03:46 +0000

On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 23:58 +0100, Marcin Trybus wrote:
> > > Are there any main-line distros that don't use the new grub?
> > > It has caused me many!!!!!!! problems and a great loss off time.
> > >
> > > Why do they always have to screw with things that are working,
> > > after all, this is just a bootloader.
> > 
> > Debian Lenny uses the 'old' GRUB.
> Actually all three current Debian versions (stable, testing and unstable) have 
> packages for both grub (called grub-legacy) and grub2 (called grub-pc). I'm 
> pretty sure Debian Installer for testing still offers a choice in that matter. 

Indeed.  I should have been more clear: unless you specify otherwise,
Debian Lenny uses grub-legacy (i.e. the 'old' grub).