don't remove custom grub entries
from https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648565 (written by Nico Gruber):
Applying a kernel update will delete custom grub entries with this kernel and add a default one
Steps to Reproduce:
- duplicate a grub entry and add some parameter to the kernel command line
- update kernel, e.g. by doing auto-update with one of the provided kernel updates
Actual Results: the created custom entry in grub which uses the outdated kernel which has now been updated is removed, a default entry is created, e.g. "Desktop -- openSUSE 11.3 - 18.104.22.168-0.4"
Expected Results: all (custom) entries with the updated kernel should be changed in order to boot the new one - without changing either the name of the entry, nor any parameters
Custom entries can be there for various reasons, and I need them on nearly every system I use (see "use cases").
Please change perl-bootloader as described in "Expected Results" above. It should not remove or change any entry in menu.lst, except filename changes of kernel and initrd at a kernel update.
Because custom bootloader entries are used quite often, and it's very annoying if you have to re-add them at every kernel update.
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- Servers with RAID: fallback entry to boot from the second disk
- abusing ;-) a boot parameter like x11failsave to switch between two xorg.conf files without hacking the initscript
Last change: 5 years ago