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Old 10-03-2008, 04:25 AM   #1
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locate grub.conf on a separate /boot partition to edit in an additional kernel


Hey. Quick question here,

I would like to edit my grub.conf to add an extra kernel in. It's installed to /boot (grub, not the extra kernel :P), and I just finished up getting gentoo on a clear partition. Previously grub was configured and installed alongside fluxbuntu (7.10).

Once I locate it, the gentoo docs give a pretty good reference, so I should be in the clear, but if you want to include instructions for that part thats quite alright as well
 
Old 10-03-2008, 04:34 AM   #2
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OK, so what is the question?
 
Old 10-03-2008, 06:08 PM   #3
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Sorry. It was late when I posted.


I want to gain access to my grub.conf, I can't find it, so I assumed I was doing something wrong. How can use the terminal to get into my /boot partition and poke around?
 
Old 10-03-2008, 06:15 PM   #4
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Or grub.conf could be in fact menu.lst

Sorry did not see your question,

In a terminal, to change to /boot directory, enter: cd /boot
to see /boot content, enter: ls -la

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Old 10-03-2008, 06:37 PM   #5
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grub.conf is typically a symlink to menu.lst. I know Gentoo does (did) things the other way around. In any event, grub.conf/menu.lst should live in /boot/grub.
 
Old 10-03-2008, 07:38 PM   #6
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If you can't see anything in /boot it's probably because it's on a seperate partition and is unmounted. You'll need to mount the partition first before you can edit the file.
 
Old 10-03-2008, 09:21 PM   #7
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Ok, thanks. Menu.lst is indeed there. Got it.
 
  


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