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Old 02-07-2007, 06:20 PM   #1
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Grub multi-distro boot

Hi, I have seven distros on three drives and would like to boot them all using grub.
This is proving to be more difficult than expected.
Layout is:
sata linux; has mbr
sata linux.
ide xp ; last drive added, has mbr for windows.
I have read the grub guide, googled for answers, mostly they are multi-boot guides.
What I would lik to know, is there a command in grub or the shell to rescan all drives and make a grub mbr?
Similar to what happens with a distro install.
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I think you need to be a little clearer on what you are trying to accomplish. Maybe you could post the output of fdisk -l and your grub.conf. Explain exactly how many distros you have installed and what partitions they are on.
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And explain what is happening currently.


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