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Old 12-11-2004, 04:16 PM   #1
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need grub menu.lst example

I want to install 10.1 as a 3rd OS with XP and FC3. I don't want to to lose my present grub setup so I want to install 10.1 without the boot loader and manually modify my menu.lst. Can someone post an example of the of grub entry for the stock 10.1 kernel with a single Hard disk?
Thank you.
Old 12-11-2004, 04:43 PM   #2
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Try grub website?
Old 12-11-2004, 05:16 PM   #3
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Each distribution is different in the way they want the menu.lst setup. I have been trying the mandrake site but so far can't find the info there. If I have to I will eventually get something to work but I was just hoping that some kind soul would save me a lot of time by justing posting their /boot/grub/menu.lst.
Old 12-11-2004, 06:04 PM   #4
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I wouldn't worry. I suggest you print your current grub conf and then install Mandrake.
Mandrake shouldn't have any problems setting up the grub configuration for a triple boot.

Just as long as one Linux distro boots correctly, you can always recover without any difficulties.
Old 12-11-2004, 07:45 PM   #5
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Here's mine /boot/grub/menu.lst

timeout 2
color black/cyan yellow/cyan
default 0

title linux
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 splash=silent mem=1024M
initrd (hd0,0)/boot/initrd.img

title linux-nonfb
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 mem=1024M
initrd (hd0,0)/boot/initrd.img

title failsafe
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 failsafe acpi=ht resume=/dev/hda5 mem=1024M
initrd (hd0,0)/boot/initrd.img


/dev/hda1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda8 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,iocharset=iso8859-15,codepage=850,noauto,ro,exec,users 0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=ext2:vfat,--,umask=0,iocharset=iso8859-15,sync,codepage=850 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hda10 /storage ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda9 /tmp ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda6 /usr ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda7 /var ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda11 /var/www ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0

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