re grub on cdrom
rayburke30 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 21:56:25 UTC 2009
On 7/17/09, Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> 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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so no one have any answers for me?
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