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Old 01-18-2011, 07:13 PM   #1
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Boot to External HD with Grub2


Hi,

My old Dell D800 computer running Ubuntu 9.10 is kaput. However, the hard drive is fine and contains Windows XP and a couple of Ubuntu partitions 9.10 and 9.04.

I have a new computer running Ubuntu 10.04 (only).
I have an external HD Enclosure in which I can install the old hd.

Can anyone explain to me how to prepare Grub2 in the new computer in order to boot the external hd.

Thanks in advance,

RP
 
Old 01-18-2011, 08:38 PM   #2
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Plug it into the new computer and

Code:
sudo update-grub
 
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:00 PM   #3
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Thanks, I thought it wouldn't be hard but after looking at dozens of pages of GRUB2 stuff I didn't know what to do.
 
  


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