Re: using GRUB
Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have looked into the possibility of booting from the CD-ROM using
> GRUB. The possible advantage is that the user can choose
> which kernel to boot from.
I'm CC'ing debian-cd since it's of interest to them to.
> After some research, I discovered that grub seems to be unable to
> use the result used by "find".
> i.e. We have to guess where the CDROM drive exists.
> I guess that CD-Rom drive could be anywhere from
> (hd1) to (hd3).
Uh, well, you mean hda to hdc? Plus SCSI drives, etc etc. Oh, ick.
There must be a better way.
> Maybe I am wrong.
I hope so.
> "find" will search for the device which a file exists,
> and echo back the device name.
> On another topic, has anybody started adding support for
> installing "GRUB" from the boot-floppy for linux-i386?
> Does the HURD boot-floppies have this feature of installing
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