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Old 06-07-2003, 12:38 PM   #1
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grub fudge


It is a typical scenario!

After reinstalling RH 7.2 on my multibooter, I find that grub only presents a 'grub>' (thank god, the last time it was grubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrub
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grubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrubgrub...)

naturally, I have to sit and type root...
kernel...
initrd.......
boot......

How do you enable the boot menu again?
adding a self-made grub.conf to my /boot isn't working (i don't have a boot partition).
 
Old 06-07-2003, 02:06 PM   #2
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do you have a splashimage defined? i would guess that that is what ou'll get without that entry.
 
Old 06-07-2003, 02:14 PM   #3
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it's menu.lst instead of grub.conf in your /boot/grub folder
 
Old 06-07-2003, 02:18 PM   #4
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grub changed the default config file a fair while ago, AFAIK menu.lst s just a fallback now.
 
Old 06-09-2003, 09:44 AM   #5
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Thumbs up Grub is not grubby at all, but still...

What I found funny is that despite declaring that "No kernel modules installed, boot loader will not be updated" post-install, /boot is in fact modified...and a number of files go missing. Unfortunately, I have not been able to muster up enough courage to try and use Kickstart!

As for menu.lst, thanx you guys, I did NOT know that.

Say, does any of you know of any way to DE-INSTALL grub from the MBR of the LINUX partition AFTER installing a third-party boot-loader as bootstrap?

Linux HO!
 
  


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