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Re: Trouble installing GRUB directly to LVM volume

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: Trouble installing GRUB directly to LVM volume
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:30:17 -0800

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 7:58 PM, P Orrifolius <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello folks.
> I'm having trouble getting GRUB to install and boot a vm within qemu, I'd
> appreciate some help.  Please CC me on replies as I'm not subscribed to the
> list.
> I started out trying to install a Ubuntu 11.10 guest vm in qemu on Debian, it
> all worked fine until it tried to install GRUB.  Now I'm trying to get GRUB
> installed in a simpler direct chroot rather than in a vm.

While it is possible to install grub for a virtual machine by
chrooting into it from the host like you are doing, it is also much
more complicated rather than simpler. What happened when you tried to
run grub-install in the guest?

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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