Re: Grub installation guide: [was Re: Install from FreeBSD]
here's how to put it in your mbr(actually I believe the 63k reserved
right behind the mbr):
Alexander Kellett wrote:
> On this point, maybe it is a good idea to create a generic howto for
> grub as i found the
> installation quite confusing at first - mainly due to problems with
> using very old versions.
> For linux users i'd suggest creating a seperate ext2 /boot partition
> when installing
> and then placing stage1, stage2, menu.lst, etc into /boot/grub.
> Then create a bootdisk with grub 5.93.1 (IIRC) by
> dd if=image of=/dev/fd0 count=512
> Then boot from this disk and type: roughly...
> root (fd0)
> install /grub/stage1 d (hd0) /grub/stage2 p /grub/menu.lst
> root (hd0)
> chainloader +1
> Is there already an "image" available? (count=512, stage1, seek=1,
> Maybe it would be a good idea to place this on the hurd page, and remove
> other old versions...
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