Re: Bug#625974: grub installer should remind which partition Debian's / was installed on
reassign 625974 grub-installer
Miguel Figueiredo, le Mon 09 May 2011 21:15:42 +0100, a écrit :
> On Saturday 07 May 2011 14:30:46 Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > When the question
> > about where grub should be installed, he took the default "sda" while
> > he actually wanted to install it on the 2nd hdd
> > I don't remember which package provides the debconf question and didn't
> > find with a quick search, thus submitting to installation-report for
> > triaging.
> IIUC it's this one:
> 70 Template: grub-installer/bootdev
> 71 Type: string
> 72 # :sl2:
> 73 _Description: Device for boot loader installation:
> 74 You need to make the newly installed system bootable, by installing
> 75 the GRUB boot loader on a bootable device. The usual way to do this is to
> 76 install GRUB on the master boot record of your first hard drive. If you
> 77 prefer, you can install GRUB elsewhere on the drive, or to another drive,
> 78 or even to a floppy.
> 79 .
> 80 The device can be specified using GRUB's "(hdn,m)" notation, or as a device
> 81 in /dev. Below are some examples:
> 82 - "(hd0)" or "/dev/hda" will install GRUB to the master boot record
> 83 of your first hard drive (IDE);
Mmm, actually that may be a bit misleading, because in SATA cases, the
first hard drive is actually /dev/sda. Depending on the machine, you
may even have both /dev/hda and /dev/sda...
> 84 - "(hd0,2)" or "/dev/hda2" will use the second partition of your
> 85 first IDE drive;
> 86 - "(hd2,5)" or "/dev/sdc5" will use the first extended partition of
> 87 your third drive (SCSI here);
> 88 - "(fd0)" or "/dev/fd0" will install GRUB to a floppy.