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: 2.02-2ubuntu8.6
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 2.02-2ubuntu8.6
proposed main 2.02-2ubuntu8.7
proposed universe 2.02-2ubuntu8.7
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.9+linuxmint1
PPA: Mint upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.14+linuxmint1

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Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.6 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

Source diff to previous version
1786491 grub2 verify signed kernel exists or abort upgrade

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.2 2018-07-23 18:06:39 UTC

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

  * debian/rules: replace GRUB_HIDDEN_* variables with the more concise and
    less confusing GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden. (LP: #1258597)
  * debian/control: update Vcs links.

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:13:52 -0400

Source diff to previous version
1258597 [Patch] Setting GRUB_TIMEOUT to a non-zero value when GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is set is no longer supported.

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.1 2018-07-09 19:07:08 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/add-an-auto-nvram-option-to-grub-install.patch: Add the
    --auto-nvram option to grub-install for auto-detecting NVRAM availability
    before attempting NVRAM updates. (LP: #1778848)

 -- Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak <email address hidden> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:34:38 +0200

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