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Recommended update for grub


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for grub SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fed4f7479ac5ee2f37c2d2639e698c36)

Applies to

Package: grub
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10675
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone getting occasional "error 28" with grub on reiserfs should update.



Problem description

If the grub "stage2" file gets too fragmented during copy, grub is unable to
map all the physical blocks for bootstrapping. This change tries to "dd"
stage2 in one piece.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh grub.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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