I have a system with Ubuntu 11.10 and GRUB classic installed. Does an upgrade to the most recent version of Ubuntu also updates my GRUB to GRUB2?
yeah. latest ubuntu using grub2, anyway u can install back to grub-pc (legacy) for replace grub2.
If your Ubuntu version is 11.10, it's unlikely you have GRUB "classic" installed, unless it is installed by another, separate operating system. Ubuntu started using GRUB2 in 9.10.
One point of confusion is that a GRUB installation with version number 1.98 or later is GRUB2. It's only GRUB1, or GRUB legacy, if the version is 1.97 or earlier.
Furthermore, in Ubuntu, the normal package providing GRUB2 for machines with BIOSes is called
I am composing this answer from an Ubuntu 11.10 system. My system definitely has GRUB2, but the
If you upgrade your Ubuntu 11.10 system to a later version of Ubuntu, the version of GRUB it provides will also be upgraded. It will take on a version number that starts with