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Re: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#Installing-GRUB-na

From: Felix Miata
Subject: Re: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#Installing-GRUB-natively
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 12:32:24 -0400
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Many many many moons ago on 01/01/19 01:19 (GMT+0100) according to the
timestamp on his post, adrian15 apparently typed:

> Felix Miata escribió:

>> This section 3.2 makes no sense. When trying to install grub on a hd0 that
>> has only been partitioned, but has no OS installed, the partition to hold
>> kernels and stage1 and the rest of grub's files is empty.

> You're right. The manual supposes that Grub files are there. And you
> want to install an existing grub to a partition boot sector.

>> I've booted from hd1 where Ubuntu is installed, and which has boots with
>> grub, but its /usr/lib has no directory named grub. Ubuntu puts its grub
>> files in /lib/grub, so section 3.1 also needs to be fixed to account for
>> optional installation locations.

> Ubuntu should be fixed in my opinnion.

That may well be, but then so too should Debian Etch, which Ubuntu is based
on, and Knoppix, which is also Debian. With these very popular distros
broken, it would be good to adjust the page.
"The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him,
and I am helped."                               Psalm 28:7 NIV

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