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Re: grub?

On Sat, Nov 04, 2000 at 01:59:58PM +0000, John Miskinis wrote:
> Hello,
> FYI - I remember seeing some posts that indicated that the
> CD that was shipped with this book has problems.  I
> do not know what the "grub>" prompt is all about though.

GRand Unified Bootloader

I've never used it, however; all of my GNU/Linux boxen use

> Debian 2.1 is what I run on my Thinkpad 560, but a friend
> copied the CDs for me, from the "official" ones.
> John
> >Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2000 14:17:16 +0200
> >
> >I'm an old Mac user trying to learn to use Linux. At first Iwas using
> >Mandrake 7.1, but I decided to switch to Debian because of the
> >philosophy behind it.
> >I bought the O'Reilly book "Learning Debian GNU/Linux written by Bill
> >McCarty. This book contained an CD with Debian 2.1.
> >The book explain how to install the system. But after I'm done and
> >restart the laptop (IBM ThinkPad) it stops at a command saying GRUB> and
> >nothig happends!!?? What shal I do?
> >
> >gamenius
> >

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