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Old 08-12-2012, 01:37 PM   #16
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Slitaz in a neat project but not exactly a normal linux.

See this maybe. It ought to be the same. http://doc.slitaz.org/en:handbook:installation
 
Old 08-25-2012, 11:02 AM   #17
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I have heard that the bootable partition should be within first 4GB of hard disk otherwise boot loader wont work.
I tried to shift my >900GB NTFS partition to the end .
The message said that task would require 19 hours for reading .
Thank God! electricity did not go away otherwise I would have a corrupt (NOT BACKED-UP) USB hard disk.
AFter a while message read about inability to correct existing ntfs file system & rolling back changes leaving ntfs partition as it was.

I think - it is not possible to have an OS at the end of 1TB USB hard disk .
Do you think otherwise ?
Can grub2 boot from any partition ? Because I have unallocated 3GB space at end where I would like to install a RAM based distro.
 
Old 08-25-2012, 02:22 PM   #18
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I have heard that the bootable partition should be within first 4GB of hard disk otherwise boot loader wont work.
I think this is a myth or maybe it was once true but not anymore. My boot partition is not at the beginning of my disk. You just have to make sure that the boot flag is set which should be taken care of by the installation program.
 
Old 08-26-2012, 01:28 AM   #19
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I think this is a myth or maybe it was once true but not anymore. My boot partition is not at the beginning of my disk. You just have to make sure that the boot flag is set which should be taken care of by the installation program.
Can you tell me a way to install grub on MBR ?
version before 2 is preferred as menu.lst is easier to manually edit .

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Is there a way to install grub version 1 on USB stick so that grub command line appears and I will manually provide kernel & initrd present on second partition of my USB hard disk ?
 
  


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