Re: using debian sarge installation cd as a rescue disk
Apparently, _Steven Jones_, on 14/02/05 13:44,typed:
You should be able to boot into the Debian setup on the hd and run grub
and reset it up.
I tried that once. Couldn't see where to go from all the menu options of
the CD. I also tried to look for instructions that would just explain
this (afterall, this procedure should quite fixed with Sarge
installation CD). Now that was a while ago and I wasn't that familiar
with Debian as I am now. But I do recall the installation CD did not
make it obvious what to do or I was quite frantic to make it work and
missed something, but after an hour or so I ended up reinstalling the
whole Sarge without touching the home directory. Bad option, really
unclean solution. Hence my question: are there any clear cut
instructions we can find someplace on how to use the installation CD for
BTW, since that nightmare, I always always make a grub floppy and keep
it safe. Has helped me quite a bit once or twice since.
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