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grub2 (1.99-18ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * Resynchronise with Debian.  Remaining changes:
    - Adjust for default Ubuntu boot options ("quiet splash").
    - Default to hiding the menu; holding down Shift at boot will show it.
    - Set a monochromatic theme and an appropriate background for Ubuntu.
    - Apply Ubuntu GRUB Legacy changes to legacy update-grub script.
    - Fix backslash-escaping in merge_debconf_into_conf.
    - Remove "GNU/Linux" from default distributor string.
    - Add crashkernel option.
    - Bypass menu unless other OSes are installed or Shift is pressed.
    - Allow Shift to interrupt 'sleep --interruptible'.
    - Reduce visual clutter in normal mode.
    - Remove verbose messages printed before reading configuration.
    - Suppress kernel/initrd progress messages, except in recovery mode.
    - Show the boot menu if the previous boot failed.
    - Don't generate device.map during grub-install or grub-mkconfig.
    - Adjust upgrade version checks for Ubuntu.
    - Suppress "GRUB loading" message unless Shift is held down.
    - Adjust versions of grub-doc and grub-legacy-doc conflicts.
    - Fix LVM/RAID probing in the absence of /boot/grub/device.map.
    - Look for .mo files in /usr/share/locale-langpack first.
    - Build-depend on qemu-kvm rather than qemu-system for grub-pc tests.
    - Check hardware support before using gfxpayload=keep.
    - Put second and subsequent Linux menu entries in a submenu.
    - Preferred resolution detection for VBE.
    - Set vt.handoff=7 for smooth handoff to kernel graphical mode.
    - Update default/grub.md5sum to include maverick's default md5sum.
    - In recovery mode, add nomodeset to the Linux kernel arguments, and
      remove the 'set gfxpayload=keep' command.
    - Skip Windows os-prober entries on Wubi systems, and suppress the menu
      by default if those are the only other-OS entries.
    - Handle probing striped DM-RAID devices.
    - Replace 'single' by 'recovery' when friendly-recovery is installed.
    - Use qemu -no-kvm in tests for now to work around LP #947597.
    - Disable cursor as early as possible in grub_main.

grub2 (1.99-18) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Ensure that /sbin and /usr/sbin are in $PATH when running tests (closes:
    #662916).
  * mkconfig_loopback.patch: Use different GRUB loop devices for different
    OS loop devices (thanks, bcbc; LP: #888281).
  * Backport from upstream:
    - Add support for LZO compression in btrfs (LP: #727535).
    - Fix efiemu configure check.

  [ Ilya Yanok ]
  * Backport from upstream:
    - Make FAT UUID uppercase to match Linux (LP: #948716).

  [ Debconf translations ]
  * Norwegian Bokmål (Hans Fredrik Nordhaug).
  * Gujarati (Kartik Mistry).  Closes: #663542
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>   Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:00:22 +0000

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grub-common: GRand Unified Bootloader (common files)

 This package contains common files shared by the distinct flavours of GRUB.
 It is shared between GRUB Legacy and GRUB 2, although a number of files
 specific to GRUB 2 are here as long as they do not break GRUB Legacy.

grub-coreboot: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (Coreboot version)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 platforms running the Coreboot firmware.

grub-coreboot-bin: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (Coreboot binaries)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 platforms running the Coreboot firmware. It will not automatically install
 GRUB as the active boot loader, nor will it automatically update grub.cfg
 on upgrade, so most people should install grub-coreboot instead.

grub-efi: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (dummy package)

 This is a dummy transitional package that depends on either grub-efi-ia32 or
 grub-efi-amd64, depending on the architecture.

grub-efi-amd64: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 version)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 EFI-AMD64 architecture, such as the one provided by Intel Macs (that is, unless
 a BIOS interface has been activated).

grub-efi-amd64-bin: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 binaries)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 EFI-AMD64 architecture, such as the one provided by Intel Macs (that is, unless
 a BIOS interface has been activated). It will not automatically install
 GRUB as the active boot loader, nor will it automatically update grub.cfg
 on upgrade, so most people should install grub-efi-amd64 instead.

grub-efi-ia32: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-IA32 version)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 EFI-IA32 architecture, such as the one provided by Intel Macs (that is, unless
 a BIOS interface has been activated).

grub-efi-ia32-bin: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-IA32 binaries)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 EFI-IA32 architecture, such as the one provided by Intel Macs (that is, unless
 a BIOS interface has been activated). It will not automatically install
 GRUB as the active boot loader, nor will it automatically update grub.cfg
 on upgrade, so most people should install grub-efi-ia32 instead.

grub-emu: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (emulated version)

 This package contains grub-emu, an emulated version of GRUB. It is only
 provided for debugging purposes.

grub-firmware-qemu: GRUB firmware image for QEMU

 This package contains a binary of GRUB that has been built for use as
 firmware for QEMU. It can be used as a replacement for the standard
 PC BIOS provided by the bochsbios package (bios.bin).
 .
 In order to make QEMU use this firmware, simply add `-bios grub.bin' when
 invoking it.
 .
 This package behaves in the same way as GRUB for coreboot, but doesn't
 contain any code from coreboot itself, and is only suitable for QEMU. If
 you want to install GRUB as firmware on real hardware, you need to use the
 grub-coreboot package, and manually combine that with coreboot.

grub-ieee1275: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (Open Firmware version)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 Open Firmware implementations.

grub-ieee1275-bin: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (Open Firmware binaries)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 Open Firmware implementations. It will not automatically install GRUB as
 the active boot loader, nor will it automatically update grub.cfg on
 upgrade, so most people should install grub-ieee1275 instead.

grub-linuxbios: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (dummy package)

 This is a dummy transitional package that depends on grub-coreboot.

grub-mount-udeb: export GRUB filesystems using FUSE
grub-pc: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (PC/BIOS version)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
  - VESA-based graphical mode with background image support and complete 24-bit
    color set.
  - Support for extended charsets. Users can write UTF-8 text to their menu
    entries.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 traditional PC/BIOS architecture.

grub-pc-bin: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (PC/BIOS binaries)

 GRUB is a portable, powerful bootloader. This version of GRUB is based on a
 cleaner design than its predecessors, and provides the following new features:
 .
  - Scripting in grub.cfg using BASH-like syntax.
  - Support for modern partition maps such as GPT.
  - Modular generation of grub.cfg via update-grub. Packages providing GRUB
    add-ons can plug in their own script rules and trigger updates by invoking
    update-grub2.
  - VESA-based graphical mode with background image support and complete 24-bit
    color set.
  - Support for extended charsets. Users can write UTF-8 text to their menu
    entries.
 .
 This package contains a version of GRUB that has been built for use with
 traditional PC/BIOS architecture. It will not automatically install GRUB
 as the active boot loader, nor will it automatically update grub.cfg on
 upgrade, so most people should install grub-pc instead.

grub-rescue-pc: GRUB bootable rescue images, version 2 (PC/BIOS version)

 This package contains three GRUB rescue images that have been built for use
 with the traditional PC/BIOS architecture:
 .
  - grub-rescue-floppy.img: floppy image.
  - grub-rescue-cdrom.iso: El Torito CDROM image.
  - grub-rescue-usb.img: USB image.

grub2: GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (dummy package)

 This is a dummy transitional package to handle GRUB 2 upgrades. It can be
 safely removed.

grub2-common: GRand Unified Bootloader (common files for version 2)

 This package contains common files shared by the distinct flavours of GRUB.
 The files in this package are specific to GRUB 2, and would break GRUB
 Legacy if installed on the same system.