How To Install GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04
Sep 02, 2009, 08:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"GRUB 2 targets at the following goals:
Scripting support, such as conditionals, loops, variables and
Dynamic loading of modules in order to extend itself at the run
time rather than at the build time.
Portability for various architectures.
Internationalization. This includes support for non-ASCII character
code, message catalogs like gettext, fonts, graphics console, and
Real memory management, to make GNU GRUB more extensible.
Modular, hierarchical, object-oriented framework for file systems,
files, devices, drives, terminals, commands, partition tables and
Cross-platform installation which allows for installing GRUB from a
Rescue mode saves unbootable cases. Stage 1.5 was eliminated.
Fix design mistakes in GRUB Legacy, which could not be solved for
backward-compatibility, such as the way of numbering
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