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Old 10-22-2004, 09:45 PM   #1
zecodela
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where is my grub.conf? (multi-boot environment)


hi,
i have my windows installed in the hda1 and the grub installed in master boot record. and, my debian installed in hda5.
i can't see the grub.conf in my debian(hda5.) neither in /boot/grub/grub.conf nor /etc/grub.conf.
do u know where is my grub.conf? i want to edit it in order to change the screen resolution.
any help?
thanks,
jim
 
Old 10-22-2004, 10:03 PM   #2
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Debian uses /boot/grub/menu.lst

There is no grub.conf on my system.
 
Old 10-22-2004, 10:04 PM   #3
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When you boot, press "e" to edit a particular grub boot entry. This is only a short-term workaround solution.

What you really need to do: run updatedb (or whatever it is called in debian) and then "locate grub.conf"

Note: grub.conf is probably called menu.lst in Debian!

Regards,

Samsara
 
Old 10-23-2004, 02:41 AM   #4
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find grub.conf

Try this:
Code:
find / -iname 'grub.conf'
or
Code:
find /mnt/hdb5 -iname 'grub.conf'
depending on where you mounted that drive. If it exists, and you have the privileges to read it, it should appear.
 
Old 10-23-2004, 02:48 AM   #5
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That seemed sort of funny.

I may have mis-understood your question. If you meant that you need a new grub.conf file, and it has been deleted, have a look at Gentoo's instructions for setting up grub - http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml?part=1&chap=10
 
Old 10-23-2004, 03:38 AM   #6
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Debian does not use grub.conf. It has menu.lst
 
  


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