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RE: Configuring grub2 on a backup disk

From: jackie sparks
Subject: RE: Configuring grub2 on a backup disk
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 23:36:45 -0400

Did you edit the grub config @ /boot/grub/grub.cfg  and then do a `grub-install /dev/sda` ?

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> Subject: RE: Configuring grub2 on a backup disk
> From: address@hidden
> To: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 21:54:24 -0500
> On Sun, 2011-10-16 at 22:35 -0400, jackie sparks wrote:
> > keep in mind your uuid of the drive will change also here is page that
> > specifies getting that information
> Yep.
> I restored everything to /dev/sdb, then edited its fstab - changing the
> uuid of the boot partition, and the name of the logical volume used to
> mount the other partitions.
> It seems odd to me that I'm having such a hard time finding this
> information.
> I mean, what do people do when they lose their boot/root drive? They
> boot some sort of temporary OS, stick in a bare drive, partition and
> format, copy in the data from their backups, and then configure it to
> boot.
> In Ubuntu, this means configuring grub - on the new drive to boot from
> the new drive.
> It should be simple.
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