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Old 06-07-2006, 10:28 PM   #1
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Missing grub.conf


i am reading Linux Desktop Hacks, and i am trying to install a grub bootsplash.
I moved the image file foo.xpm.gz in /boot/grub as directed, now i am to add or change the following line:
splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/foo.xpm.gz to the grub.conf file.

I dont have a grub.conf file located in /boot/grub

I am running debian etch with the 2.6.15. kernel.
 
Old 06-07-2006, 11:00 PM   #2
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It's probably called /etc/grub/menu.lst
 
Old 06-08-2006, 12:11 AM   #3
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Interestingly, the grub manual refers to menu.lst 7 times, whereas there is no reference to grub.conf.

Grub Manual: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html
 
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Interestingly, the grub manual refers to menu.lst 7 times, whereas there is no reference to grub.conf.

Grub Manual: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html



I didnt think O'Reilly books would be so erroneous.

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Old 06-08-2006, 10:02 AM   #5
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When was the book written ???.
Grub (unmodified) has always only used menu.lst. Until quite recently it was common for the popular distros to patch the source to use grub.conf - and symlink to menu.lst just in case.

Common usage became "grub.conf".
 
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Thank you.
 
  


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