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Old 07-29-2012, 04:24 AM   #1
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Need help on Grub2


I have been using grub-legacy and I use following steps to install it on a hard disk:

1. copy grub files (including menu.lst) in /boot/grub folder on a partition
2. boot a livecd
3. press c from grub menu to go to command line
4. give command: root (hdx,y)
5. give command: setup (hdx)

Can I use similar steps to install Grub2? Thanks for your help.
 
Old 07-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #2
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If it's available in the repos of the distro that you are using, then install it from your package manager.

Note though, for some distros, you may have to install some other packages for a proper installation. You can check the Installing GRUB2 v1.99 chapter in my The Definitive Guide to Theming GRUB2 v1.99 available for download at http://ubuntuone.com/2EslXTLj5s2zzbeYKx17wJ.
 
Old 07-30-2012, 08:39 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I am studying the guide now.
 
  


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