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Tue May 8 15:22:11 UTC 2007
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On 5/8/07, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> das wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-05-07 at 12:24 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> das wrote:
> >> > On Sun, 2007-05-06 at 16:05 +0200, Nicolai Spohrer wrote:
> >> >> Try /boot/grub/menu.lst and
> >> >> sudo grub-install /dev/sda
> >> >>
> >> > How can I try menu.lst, the splash image debian-gnu.xpm.gz has to be
> >> > mentioned in the grub.conf.
> >> Then you're not using the Ubuntu "grub" package.
> > Oh, thanks to Nicolai Sphrer and Derek Broughton: mentioning it in the
> > 'menu.lst' really worked. I can get the splash image now. Today I baked
> > some fish with curd and ginger. It was excellent. Emailing quite a large
> > portion for you two. :)
> I wish!
> > But, one problem still remains: how actually the grub is getting
> > installed in Ubuntu? Tried 'grub-install' on
> > all: /dev/hda, /dev/hda1, /dev/sda/, /dev/sda1, (hd0), (hd0,0). None of
> > them worked. Not that I need it now, but, it was quite queer. Do you
> > know of any documentation on Ubuntu's way of grub? It has one
> > peculiarity as you said, no grub.conf, only menu.lst. What are the
> > others?
> No, that's not really a peculiarity - about 10 years ago I was using grub
> with menu.lst. The difference is that "grub" as installed in Ubuntu (and,
> I guess, Debian) is very old (v0.97). To get the up-to-date grub that
> other distros are using you need to install "grub2". Anyway, as I said
> before, I got those errors when I was trying to set up booting from an
> LVM - it looks like it really doesn't understand your partitions. How it
> got originally installed is beyond me...
> You would need to install grub-doc to get all the documentation.
> Unfortunately, there's no grub2-doc!
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