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Old 01-06-2010, 04:10 PM   #1
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Question grub .97 and ext4

I have slackware 13 ext4 partition.
Debian lenny ext3 partition.
and a /data ext3 partition

Debian contains the grub boot loader i've been using to boot slackware.

I'm going to wipe debian and I installed grub to /data with knoppix cd.

Grub on debian booted into slackware just fine, but the grub I installed (onto data partition) with knoppix live cd does not find the slackware kernel. I am using the exact same menu.lst.

apparently debian grub had ext4 support, but knoppix does not. both are grub .97. Is there a way to add ext4 support?

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Old 01-06-2010, 04:25 PM   #2
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I just copied all the files in boot/grub on debian to the data partition, and it seems to be working!


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