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I have a Lenovo Ideapad S205, which has difficulties with GRUB2. Therefore I did a manual installation of GRUB 0.97. Will a upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 destroy my old GRUB or will it respect the custom installation?

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Its very likely that during upgrade, installation may ask you to choose the grub, that whether to keep existing GRUB or installa "package-maintainers" version of GRUB. –  Kush May 12 '12 at 19:28

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That depends on whether or not you removed the grub-pc package before, or just installed grub-legacy to the disk from another system ( like a rescue disk ). If not, then it will be upgraded, and overwrite grub legacy.

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