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Old 08-13-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
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Unhappy Bootloader problem, how to boot using grub...


Hi, during i am install "Zenwalk linux" i choice not install bootloader(lilo). than now i cannot boot into OS.ok how to boot into OS manually?

1. may i use grub4dos to boot, than grub> *****(command) to boot my OS(zenwalk linux)?
How to boot????

2. ok now i want to install grub to my OS "zenwalk linux" how to do this, i have try around 1 week and see the thread from linuxquestion.org also cannot help me.


PLEASE HELP ME, AND SHOW THE STEP BY STEP to install GRUB TO MY OS, THAN I CAN BOOT WITHOUT ANY cd and FLOPPY.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
 
Old 08-13-2007, 12:27 PM   #2
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You need to boot your machine using a live-cd or "rescue disc", the Arch setup disc probably works too. Main thing is you can boot the machine and be able to read-write the harddisks. Then mount your disks, chroot to your harddisk-environment and use grub-istall.
 
Old 08-13-2007, 12:58 PM   #3
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Zenwalk booting is controlled by Grub

Grub is controlled by the configuration file /boot/grub/menu.lst

To find the partition that has menu,lst in a Grub prompt
Code:
find menu.lst
The response should by something like (hdi,j) meaning the j+1 parition in the i+1 disk as Grub counts from 0. So 1st partition of 1st disk is (hd0,0). Say Grub reports menu.lst is in (hd0,1) you can boot Zenwalk up by activate its menu.lst
Code:
configfile (hd0,1)/boot/grub/menu.lst
 
  


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