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Re: Configuring Boot.

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On Monday 08 March 2010, Weaver2World@gmail.com wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2010 10:06am, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> > With Lenny you get a question asking if you want to install grub in
> > "the MBR of the first hard disk". If you reply "no" to that, you can
> > specify an alternative location, which can either be a different disk
> > or a specific partition.
> Yes, I appreciate that and selected the /dev/SDB1/ option where the

/dev/SDB1/ is not a valid device name. My experience is that if you enter a 
correct device name, it works. You may need to check in one of the debug 
shells (on VT2 or VT3) what the correct device is.

> flash drive was listed as the second SCSI device on the machine, but
> just wound up with the same 'Fatal Error' popup.
> This appears to be a bug, but with no listing in bugs.
> If it was, I doubt that I would be the first to discover it after this
> amount of release time.
> > However, it is quite likely that if you want to boot off the
> > USB-stick, you will need to tune the grub installation afterward.
> > Reason is that device identifications may be different if you boot off
> > a different device.
> Yes, that's a given, but that's not my problem.
> I can't install GRUB in order to configure it after.
> If I could just install it, I could configure it, but it's a little
> difficult to configure something before it's installed.

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