grubconfig 1.33

A shell script that helps you install the GRUB boot loader on your system
grubconfig supports SCSI and IDE drives, but has no support for RAID.

These are the options you can use at the GRUB install menu:

1. Start: Choose where to install GRUB.

   This is the first step to start a new configuration file,
   /boot/grub/menu.lst, with no OS's entered into it (yet).

   You'll be asked where you want to install GRUB. This
   can be to your Master Boot Record, or a Linux partition's
   superblock (for OS/2's Boot Manager etc. to boot).
  
   Once you've started a new /boot/grub/menu.lst file, you must
   add at least one OS to it before you can install GRUB.

   Next you'll want to add at least one Linux partition, the
   one that will hold the GRUB files in /boot/grub.

   You then may want to add other partitions, if you have any.
  
2. Menu choices to add Linux and other DOS/WIN/BSD/OS2/HURD/QNX/
   PLAN9/BEOS/Minix partitions to the /boot/grub/menu.lst
   file.

   These all pretty much work the same way. You'll be asked
   which partitions you want to include in the grub menu, and
   you'll also be asked to assign a label to each partition.
   The label can be any name such as Redhat Linux, Slackware Linux,
   or Windows Vista etc.

3. Install GRUB
  
   Once you've looked at your new config file and are
   satisfied with the way it looks, pick this option to
   install GRUB and exit the GRUB installation menu.

Other options:

  -- View your current /boot/grub/menu.lst file

   If you haven't begun building a new menu.lst file, this choice
   will let you take a look at the existing one in /boot/grub
   on your GRUB Linux partition.

   If you have begun constructing a new menu.lst file, this
   option will let you view the progress on that.

 -- Help - Read this GRUB Bootloader HELP file

Other GRUB information:

  GRUB on the Master Boot Record can be removed easily.
  
  DOS/Win9x fdisk has a 'fdisk /mbr' option that restores the original
  master boot record. You can also restore your original boot sector from
  the copy 'grubconfig' makes in /boot/grub/mbr.device.number.
 
  This is probably the best way to go about it.
 
  # dd if=/boot/grub/mbr.device.number of=/dev/device bs=512 count=1
 
  If you want to make any changes, you don't need to run grubconfig
  again, you can just edit /boot/grub/menu.lst by hand.
 
--- end of GRUB help

grubconfig is based on liloconfig by Patrick Volkerding fron the
Slackware Linux distribution.

last updated on:
September 5th, 2009, 1:59 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Kent Robotti
homepage:
www.tux.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ System \ System Administration

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