[arch-general] Quick question about post-MBR gap?

Kirill Churin reflexing at reflexing.ru
Wed Jul 18 17:54:56 EDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 3:42 AM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Kirill Churin <reflexing at reflexing.ru> wrote:
>> What the fuck is wrong with you, guys? Why didn't you just read the manual?
>> http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#BIOS-installation
>> Arch follows upstream, you know?
> Thank you for your polite reply! I have read the manual and maybe I am
> just plain stupid but I could not find the answer to my question in
> that link!  I am aware that arch follows upstream. But grub2 as
> released is new. Can you tell me in which section the answer lies -
> (there is a single reference to the post-MBR gap in that link but it
> implies that it should be 1MiB in general and yet grub has worked
> without it forever!) That is why I asked the question related to grub2
> - if that means I am regarded as a complete idiot then I will shut up
> and not raise this further - maybe I am the only arch user who fails
> to know how to find the answer to this question.
> --
> mike c

Okay, I'm really sorry me being so harsh, really. Drunk and furious,
you know? Really sorry. There're enough people complain about obvious
things like /lib movements :)

The answer you want only GRUB2 devs can answer (as far as I know there
not more than 2 of them). So feel free to ask on their mailing list
(upstream again).

Kirill Churin
Jabber: reflexing at reflexing.ru

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