grub package is a heavily-patched version which enables "quiet boot" by default.
To provide an alternative I've packaged up
This has a minimal amount of patching over the upstream Arch package so may be more reliable for some people.
grub-vanilla-2.04-2 is currently in unstable.
The package is working fine for several people but I'd still recommend that before you install this on hardware you make sure you have a recovery medium prepared.
If you're unsure, I'd advise testing on a VM first to make sure it "works" before deploying it to hardware.
See here for "full clean install" instructions:
How did it go?
- Working fine (VM)
- Working fine (hardware)
- Working but with issues (please post)
- Major breakage (definitely post)
Also, I'm not set on the package name. If there's a better one let me know (e.g.
- Something else