Re: grub re-install
if you do not want to do it all the time you may also take a backup
with dd command.
On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Chris <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 14 September 2008, Andrei Popescu wrote:
>> On Sun,14.Sep.08, 17:01:57, Chris wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I've updated another OS on my machine and I'd like to re-install grub,
>> > like the debian installer did (asking me where to put grub and telling me
>> > which ohter OS were present).
>> > Is there any way I can re-run the debian installer on an existing system
>> > - or at least the grub part?
>> You could boot with the install CD with option "expertgui" (or plain
>> "expert"). There should be an option to reinstall the boot loader. This
>> option is good if your system doesn't boot anymore. However, I'm not
>> 100% sure if it looks for other OSs; its main purpose is rescue.
>> If you just want to add another OS it's easier to just edit
>> '/boot/grub/menu.lst'. Look for the line:
>> ### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
>> Write your own stanza only *below* that line. If you need help just post
> ok. Thanks.
> I just thought there might be some way that is easier than the CD or manual
> editing (which I'm doing now). I don't really wat to do either every time
> the other OS does a kernel-upgrade (its sidux).
> C. Hurschler
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