re grub on cdrom
derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Jul 16 19:13:04 UTC 2009
Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Thursday 16 July 2009, ray burke wrote:
>> Can someone help
>> What is the way to copy to bootable cdrom a copy of my
>> dual boot xp pro sp3/Kubuntu, so that if I ever corrupt
>> the grub I can just load it in via cdrom at boot up time.
>> Or is there a procedure to follow to re-create it for my
>> dual boot?
> 1) You are asking for an impossibility. There is waaaay to much data to
> put on a single CD.
He's just asking for the _grub_ part. That isn't so difficult. After all,
it used to fit on a floppy (if you remember them...). That said, I don't
know the answer. On a USB stick, I think I could do it with a grub-install,
but I suspect it's more complicated for a CD.
> Learn grub and you can probably find a solution that would fit on either
> a floppy or a CD. I used to make myself a bootable floppy but haven't
> done so in years because it is very easy to fix grub using live cd's.
Yes, that's why I don't actually know how to do it myself anymore :-)
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