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grub2 (1.99-21ubuntu3.8) precise; urgency=low

  * Read /etc/default/grub.d/*.cfg after /etc/default/grub (LP: #901600).
  * Fix EFI memory map handling in Linux loader (LP: #1046429).
  * If the postinst is running in a container, skip grub-install and all its
    associated questions (LP: #1060404).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>   Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:07:42 +0000

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Colin Watson on 2013-01-16
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Binary packages built by this source

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.