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Old 08-08-2007, 09:16 AM   #1
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Question Puppy 2.17 install perfect, except Grub problem

I have a Emachines etower 366c computer with
CPU: Cyrix® M II-366 (w/512KB L2 Cache) Processor
Memory: 32MB SyncDRAM (up to 256MB)
Hard Drive: 3.2GB HDD (Ultra DMA EIDE)
Optical Drive: 32x Max. CD-ROM Drive
Video: ATI Rage IIc 3D AGP with 4MB SDRAM
Audio: Crystal CS4235 3D Audio
Network: Internet Ready
Modem: 56K ITU V.90 PCI Fax/Modem
Peripherals: PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse, Stereo Speakers
Ports/Other: 2 USB Ports (1 is on Front), Audio In & Out / Game Port on Front, 1 Serial / 1 Parallel
Expansion Slots: 3 Expansion Slots

I am attempting to install Puppy ver 2.17 on it. The initial install went perfectly (I am beginning to really love linux)
Except for the GRUB Boot loader(?).
The installer recommends that I install the Grub thing to MBR instead of /dev/hdc1.

I have tried both but neither work. I cannot install to either.

At this point I still have to use my cd drive. I want to fully install puppy on my computer and have it load w/o needing the live cd.

Thank you for your time and attention.

Old 08-22-2007, 08:02 AM   #2
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if you don't have windows installed on it, don't use grub.
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Originally Posted by gibsongirl View Post
Except for the GRUB Boot loader(?).
The installer recommends that I install the Grub thing to MBR instead of /dev/hdc1.

I have tried both but neither work. I cannot install to either.
Any error messages ???.
Old 08-28-2007, 10:44 PM   #4
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Haven't tried the latest Puppy so don't know why grub is having a problem. but see if the fixes your boot problem


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