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Old 07-20-2004, 09:24 AM   #1
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How to add GRUB ?

I've made two partitions, one for windows and one for linux. I boot windows primarily and use floppy to boot linux. Now I want to add GRUB so that I don't need to boot from floppy if I want to run linux. Just choose the OS from GRUM. How could this be done ?

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Old 07-20-2004, 09:44 AM   #2
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grub-install /dev/hda

I saw this instruction on

For further reference, visit or

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