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Re: Can Grub bypass menu.lst when it contains an error?

On (28/12/05 07:27), Bill Moseley wrote:
> I added a splashscreen to grub, but had a typo in the device: (hd1,0)
> instead of (hd0,0).
> This caused grub to continue to cycle upon boot (I guess trying to
> read the non-existent drive) before the boot menu is shown.  I
> couldn't see how to get grub to just ignore menu.lst on boot and give
> me a grub prompt -- for example, by holding down a special key
> sequence.
> Did I miss something obvious in the docs?
>   http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#General-boot-methods

You could try holding 'c' which is what you do on Debian From Scratch to
get a grub prompt:




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