bolzt at efn.org
Wed Jun 30 22:16:28 CDT 2004
Ok, you have linux on one of your hard drive partions. Grub should find it.
Ther first thing you'll need is to make a grub boot floppy.
according to the grub manual
dd if=stage1 of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=1
dd if=stage2 of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 seek=1
boot your computer with this floppy.
At the grub prompt type
This will print where grub is on the hard drives. You will then take the
output of that and put it in the next command. Where x is the numbers from
The find command should find any /boot/grub/stage1 files even if you have
more than one which I have. So I used the one I use the most. The
root(hdx,x) tells grub to boot this partition. Setup will install grub on
the MBR of the primary hard drive.
I finally wrote those three commands down and put it in some notes I have for
things I want tor remember how to do. Since it's not every day I'm
If it boots let me know. I hope it does.
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