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Old 08-09-2008, 06:29 PM   #1
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Question grub hard drive install problem


Installed puppy to hard drive, then ran grub. Says both installed. How do you add
title Puppy Linux 4.00 frugal
rootnoverify (hd0,5)
kernel /puppy400/vmlinuz pmedia=idehd psubdir=puppy400
initrd /puppy400/initrd.gz
At the end of the menu.lst?

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Old 08-09-2008, 06:38 PM   #2
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open the file as superuser and add it

#cd /boot/grub
#su
#kedit menu.lst
 
Old 08-09-2008, 06:53 PM   #3
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#cd/boot/grub

tried, it says theres no file or directory. I've mounted hda1 clicked boot then grub, menu.lst. opens in geany i think. tried to add at the end of file...

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Old 08-09-2008, 07:16 PM   #4
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Or is it grub.conf?
what do you get from
#ls /boot/grub ?

Also this form should be ok.

title Puppy Linux
root (hd0,5)
kernel /puppy400/vmlinuz pmedia=idehd psubdir=puppy400
initrd /puppy400/initrd.gz

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Old 08-09-2008, 07:42 PM   #5
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tried, it says theres no file or directory.
Enter the command as it was given to you - there is a space after the "cd" (the command).
 
Old 08-09-2008, 08:52 PM   #6
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# superuser? typed #cd /boot/grub #Ls /boot/grub, still says no file or directory. At the top of menu.lst it says grub.config made

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Old 08-09-2008, 08:57 PM   #7
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And Thanks for your help! I'm new to linux. Just made the switch from windows...
 
Old 08-09-2008, 09:18 PM   #8
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If I remember puppy will not install boot from hd as default but here is step by step directions.

http://puppylinux.org/wiki/archives/...rddriveinstall
 
Old 08-09-2008, 09:22 PM   #9
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You've got Puppy as (hd0,5), what's on the other partitions and did you install the Puppy Grub or are you trying to put it in the menu.lst of another distro's menu.lst?
 
Old 08-09-2008, 09:36 PM   #10
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Thank You for the step-by-step Larry. I had a clean hard drive and no other partitions(But 9.77 GB of 40GB) On the menu.lst it says root (hd0,0), I used the example for the rootnoverify (hd0,5) from puppylinux.com. When adding it at the bottom of the menu.lst I used (hd0,0).

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