Package "grub2"

Name: grub2


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • GRand Unified Bootloader (common files)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (dummy package)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 version)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 binaries)

Latest version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.9
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


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Other versions of "grub2" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base main 2.02-2ubuntu8
base universe 2.02-2ubuntu8
updates universe 2.02-2ubuntu8.9
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.9+linuxmint1
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.14+linuxmint1

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Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.9 2018-11-22 18:07:02 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.9) bionic; urgency=medium

  [ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
  * debian/default/grub.md5sum: add entry for 2.02-2ubuntu8.7; to force an
    update of /etc/default/grub back to the correct timeout value of 0 if the
    file has otherwise not been edited by the user. (LP: #1784363)

  [ Steve Langasek ]
  * debian/grub-check-signatures: Handle the case where we have unsigned
    vmlinuz and signed vmlinuz.efi.signed. (LP: #1788727)

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:53:28 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1784363 High delay when booting (grub waits with a blank purple screen for 10 seconds before booting the kernel)
1788727 upgrade crashing due to unsigned kernels

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.7 2018-10-25 16:06:54 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.7) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/0001-i386-linux-Add-support-for-ext_lfb_base.patch:
    Add support for ext_lfb_base. (LP: #1785033)

 -- Ivan Hu <email address hidden> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:39:26 -0400

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.6 2018-10-11 10:06:23 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.6) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/linuxefi_fix_relocate_coff.patch: fix typo in
    relocate_coff() causing issues with relocation of code in chainload.
    (LP: #1792575)
  * debian/patches/linuxefi_truncate_overlong_reloc_section.patch: The Windows
    7 bootloader has inconsistent headers; truncate to the smaller, correct
    size to fix chainloading Windows 7. (LP: #1792575)

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.4 2018-09-05 22:06:43 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.4) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/ofnet-init-structs-in-bootpath-parser.patch: initialize
    structs in bootpath parser. Fixes netboot issues on ppc64el. (LP: #1785859)

 -- Julian Andres Klode <email address hidden> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 21:29:46 +0200

Source diff to previous version
1785859 [REGRESSION] ppc64el grub in bionic may be auto-generating MAC address instead of using the assigned to the VM.

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.3 2018-08-23 10:06:40 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.3) bionic; urgency=medium

  * Verify that the current and newer kernels are signed when grub is updated, to
    make sure people do not accidentally shutdown without a signed kernel.
    (LP: #1786491)

 -- Julian Andres Klode <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:21:48 +0200

1786491 grub2 verify signed kernel exists or abort upgrade

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