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Old 04-20-2008, 05:31 PM   #1
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(FIXED) Switch Grub to use conf files on different partition

I have two copies of Linux (MythBuntu) in a system.
One on /dev/sda1 and the other on /dev/sda2.
Grub is using the boot-files on /dev/sda2.
I want to switch Grub to use files on /dev/sda1.

I have tried using from the command line:
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0,0)
There were no errors, but nothing changed. I also tried:
sudo grub-install /dev/sda1
But no change. I have read that Grub does not see the partitions.

Help please?

Last edited by sadarax; 04-20-2008 at 05:42 PM. Reason: solved
Old 04-20-2008, 05:34 PM   #2
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I think this

setup (hd0,0)
needs to be

setup (hd0)
Old 04-20-2008, 05:42 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by jay73 View Post
I think this

needs to be
Thank you, that solved the problem.


configuration, different, grub, partition, switch

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