Bug#487445: Bug #487445 grub-pc: freezes after two keystrokes
Paul van Tilburg
paulvt at debian.org
Mon Aug 18 14:48:16 UTC 2008
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 01:49:25PM +0200, Felix Zielcke wrote:
> Now with seeing that report again I remembered again this commit
> 2008-07-21 Bean <bean123ch at gmail.com>
> * kern/i386/pc/startup.S (gate_a20_try_bios): Change test order for
> a20. Run keyboard test last, as it will cause macbook to halt.
> Please test this version and like Robert already suggested try without
> chainloading and grub2 directly in the MBR.
Yes, it was the fact that grub2 was chainloaded that caused the problem.
But I was afraid to upgrade because grub2 didn't seem to work.
A deadlock. But I dared the upgrade and it works fine. So you might
want to add a note saying that an upgrade might even be wise even
though it seems to lock up.
Sorry for the delay, a good thing you reminded me :)
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