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: 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "grub2" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base main 2.02-2ubuntu8
base universe 2.02-2ubuntu8
security main 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
security universe 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
updates universe 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
proposed universe 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
proposed main 2.02-2ubuntu8.17
PPA: Mint Upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.9+linuxmint1
PPA: Mint Upstream 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.14+linuxmint1

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Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.12 2019-02-08 21:07:22 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.12) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/grub-check-signatures: make sure grub-check-signatures conserves
    its execute bit.

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.02-2ubuntu8.10 2019-01-31 10:06:53 UTC

  grub2 (2.02-2ubuntu8.10) bionic; urgency=medium

  [ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
  * debian/grub-check-signatures: check kernel signatures against keys known
    in firmware, in case a kernel is signed but not using a key that will pass
    validation, such as when using kernels coming from a PPA. (LP: #1789918)
  * debian/patches/mkconfig_leave_breadcrumbs.patch: make sure grub-mkconfig
    leaves a trace of what files were sourced to help generate the config
    we're building. (LP: #1812863)

  [ Steve Langasek ]
  * debian/patches/quick-boot-lvm.patch: If we don't have writable
    grubenv and we're on EFI, always show the menu. Closes LP: #1800722.

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 14:04:09 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1789918 grub2 signed kernel enforcement doesn't check on upgrade that signatures are from trusted keys
1812863 No way to debug grub.cfg generation
1800722 EFI booting + /boot on LVM == inaccessible boot menu

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)

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