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Old 06-13-2006, 08:56 AM   #1
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How to boot External USB drive in grub prompt?

how to boot from External USB drive in RedHat Linux 9.0 GRUB prompt?
Already i have installed Linux in External USB drive. But i cann't boot from that drive.

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Old 06-14-2006, 04:27 AM   #2
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The GRUB manual explains how to do this. Basically, tell GRUB where it's root is:

root (hd0,0)

Then tell GRUB where the kernel is:

kernel /debian/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-1-486 root=/dev/hdb2

Then tell GRUB where the initrd (if you use one) is:

initrd /debian/boot/initrd.img-2.6.15-1-486

Then tell GRUB to boot:



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