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Re: Where is the "grub" command in grub2

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: Where is the "grub" command in grub2
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 13:27:35 -0700

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:17 PM, Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
> В Thu, 2 Apr 2015 02:04:50 +0000
> "Wang, Zhiye" <address@hidden> пишет:
>> I use "grub" command to access files before file system support is not 
>> available. Or while file system is partially corrupted (i.e. cannot be 
>> mounted)
>> The command "cat", "find", and " blocklist" in the grub shell are very 
>> useful ...
> There is grub-fstest which offers subset of available commands (it is
> intended for grub regression tests suits, but found other usage as
> well). Otherwise it is possible to build grub emulation
> (--with-platform=emu). It has full functionality, but in user space.
> Your distribution may offer it already as additional package.

There is also grub-mount, which can be used to mount (via FUSE) a
filesystem read-only using grub's filesystem (and LVM/RAID/etc as
needed) code. This may also be provided in a separate package.

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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