ramachandran.chidambaram at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 03:49:19 UTC 2015
On Sunday, November 29, 2015, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Nov 2015 03:55:55 +0000, Ramachandran Chidambaraiyer wrote:
> >Used Live CD of 14.04 for my 14.04 instalation, read details from GNU
> >GRUB Manual, I used the command (sudo grub-install /dev/sda) and I
> >got this messg.
> >(installing for i386-pc platform.
> >grub-install: error: failed to get canonical path of '/cow' )
> >Where can I get this cow ??
> You did not explain what you want to obtain.
> My guess is, that you need to do this:
> >sudo mount /dev/sd* /mnt/point_root_directory_of_linux_install
> ^ replace * with device of the root directory
mount: mount point mnt/point_root_directory_of_linux_install does not
> >sudo systemd-nspawn -bqD /mnt/point_root_directory_of_linux_install
sudo: systermd-nspwn: command not found
> or alternatively
> >sudo chroot /mnt/point_root_directory_of_linux_install
chroot: cannot change root directory to
> chroot might requires to mount more, then just the root directory
> partition, as far as I know systemd-nspawn does it automagically.
> >sudo grub-install /dev/sda
Installing for i386-pc platform.
grub-install: error:: failed to get canonical path of '/cow'.
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