Re: Howto customize GRUB during Debian installation
On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 05:19:04PM -0500, Hamid wrote:
> I am trying to install Debian next to XP. After the first installation,
> system froze at loading grub
> with a "Error loading grub" message.
> I used DOS "fdisk /mbr" to at least get back to XP and I realized that
> Debian had completely changed the structure of partition table of the Hard
> disk, I had 3 primary partitions and specifically asked Debian to add a
> logical one using the unallocated space of 3rd primary partition but
> Debian had added the fourth primary partition.
> Now my questions are:
> 1-How to avoid freezing again ?
> 2-How to customize Grub during installation so Windows can be added to the
> list of available OSs ?
Very decent writeup about using Grub. Works quite well. Only thing to
recognize is that grub's files are under /usr/lib/grub (not
/usr/share...). Your floppy formatting tools might be different too (I
think I used superformat).
I now keep a grub floppy (or 2 ;-) around in case Winblows bombs the
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