Commit da908200 authored by Colin Watson's avatar Colin Watson

* docs/grub.texi (Naming convention): Use GRUB 2 syntax.

(File name syntax): Likewise.
(help): --all is no longer supported in GRUB 2.  Be more precise
about pattern matching.
parent fb55c3ac
2010-06-07 Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
* docs/grub.texi (Naming convention): Use GRUB 2 syntax.
(File name syntax): Likewise.
(help): --all is no longer supported in GRUB 2. Be more precise
about pattern matching.
2010-06-07 Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
* normal/completion.c (grub_normal_do_completion): When completing
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......@@ -390,14 +390,14 @@ GRUB searches for the first @sc{pc} slice which has a BSD @samp{a}
partition.
Of course, to actually access the disks or partitions with GRUB, you
need to use the device specification in a command, like @samp{root
(fd0)} or @samp{unhide (hd0,3)}. To help you find out which number
specifies a partition you want, the GRUB command-line
need to use the device specification in a command, like @samp{set
root=(fd0)} or @samp{parttool (hd0,3) hidden-}. To help you find out
which number specifies a partition you want, the GRUB command-line
(@pxref{Command-line interface}) options have argument
completion. This means that, for example, you only need to type
@example
root (
set root=(
@end example
followed by a @key{TAB}, and GRUB will display the list of drives,
......@@ -1186,8 +1186,8 @@ example is @samp{(hd0,1)/boot/grub/grub.cfg}. This means the file
@file{/boot/grub/grub.cfg} in the first partition of the first hard
disk. If you omit the device name in an absolute file name, GRUB uses
GRUB's @dfn{root device} implicitly. So if you set the root device to,
say, @samp{(hd1,1)} by the command @command{root} (@pxref{root}), then
@code{/boot/kernel} is the same as @code{(hd1,1)/boot/kernel}.
say, @samp{(hd1,1)} by the command @samp{set root=(hd1,1)} (@pxref{set}),
then @code{/boot/kernel} is the same as @code{(hd1,1)/boot/kernel}.
@node Block list syntax
......@@ -1742,15 +1742,13 @@ is shut down using APM.
@node help
@subsection help
@deffn Command help @option{--all} [pattern @dots{}]
@deffn Command help [pattern @dots{}]
Display helpful information about builtin commands. If you do not
specify @var{pattern}, this command shows short descriptions of most of
available commands. If you specify the option @option{--all} to this
command, short descriptions of rarely used commands (such as
@ref{testload}) are displayed as well.
specify @var{pattern}, this command shows short descriptions of all
available commands.
If you specify any @var{patterns}, it displays longer information
about each of the commands which match those @var{patterns}.
about each of the commands whose names begin with those @var{patterns}.
@end deffn
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