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Old 01-08-2006, 08:44 AM   #1
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edit grub.conf


hi, i need to know how to edit files. I'm on FC4. thanks.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
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Open it with a text editor like gedit, kate, kwrite, vim, emacs, etc.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 08:51 AM   #3
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If you want to edit your grub.conf file type the following in a terminal as root:

Code:
pico /boot/grub/grub.conf
This will open the grub.conf file using the pico editor.

Edit and exit writing changes to document using

ctrl+x


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Old 01-08-2006, 08:55 AM   #4
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Does FC4 ships with pine? It does have nano though, which is a pico clone with improvements.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 08:56 AM   #5
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okay i am using vim, how do i save the changes?

thanks for help all.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 08:57 AM   #6
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okay i am using vim, how do i save the changes?

thanks for help all.
try ctrl+x to exit writing changes
 
Old 01-08-2006, 09:04 AM   #7
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ctrl+x? Isn't it for pico|nano?

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okay i am using vim, how do i save the changes?
Press esc one or multiple times, until terminal beeps or visual beeps, then type
Code:
:wq
 
Old 01-08-2006, 09:20 AM   #8
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thanks boys, also does anyone know the spacing convention for the grub.conf file. I edited it like so:

Code:
title Fedora Core (2.6.14-1.1653_FC4)
        root (hd0,1)
        kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4 ro root=LABEL=/ acpi=off rhgb quiet
the point of interest is the "rhgb quiet" because that was initially where i put acpi=off. It looks okay to me, but i feel i better check with you all.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 09:32 AM   #9
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ctrl+x? Isn't it for pico|nano?



Press esc one or multiple times, until terminal beeps or visual beeps, then type
Code:
:wq
You are right about that. Sorry
 
Old 01-08-2006, 09:41 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Geminias
thanks boys, also does anyone know the spacing convention for the grub.conf file. I edited it like so:

Code:
title Fedora Core (2.6.14-1.1653_FC4)
        root (hd0,1)
        kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4 ro root=LABEL=/ acpi=off rhgb quiet
the point of interest is the "rhgb quiet" because that was initially where i put acpi=off. It looks okay to me, but i feel i better check with you all.
Looks right to me. I got that works, it looks like this:

Code:
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet acpi=off
 
  


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