2009/10/3 Lucio M Nicolosi <lmnicolosi@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Andrew Farris <flyindragon1@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 22:30 -0300, Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
>>> No, in fact I didn't Google before installing grub2 on Jaunty, maybe
>>> headquarters should put a "beware" sign near it at Synaptic. And as
>>> Karmic was a clean test install I also didn't Âbother to check release
>>> notes. Jaunty works so fine that I'm becoming careless.
>> _Always_ check the release notes.... it will save you much grief, as
>> I've learned from experience, and as you now have, I assume, from this
>> All else aside, considering the severity of the issue, I'd imagine it
>> will get sorted out before the official release date.
> Can't say anything but agree.
> From release notes:
> "Due to the conversion to GRUB2, installation will fail if you try to
> install Karmic Alpha 2 on a system with other OSes installed. This
> will be fixed for Alpha 3. As a workaround in the meantime, you can
> choose to use GRUB1 instead by booting with the option:
> grub-installer/grub2_instead_of_grub_legacy=false. (385995)"
> But then, I guess that my live cd daily current 09/29 must be Beta.
I understood that the Beta was not released till 1st Oct.
> I guess, the sense that most of my Ubuntu "misbehaviors" can
> eventually be corrected without a full "format C:" makes me less
> cautious and this is definitely not good.
> I don't really believe it is a severe issue, just peculiar, should not
> be on Beta.
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