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Re: rsync to clone disk - Can it work? grub-install error

Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com> wrote:
On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 02:56:57PM -0500, chloe K wrote:
> Hi all
> I install etch in hda
> then I add the hdc which have same partition but not same size in hda
> /dev/hda1 /boot
> /dev/hda2 /swap
> /dev/hda3 /
> i use rsync to copy data from hda to hdc
> I use fedora5 boot disk to boot.
> mount /boot and / and chroot to /

did you mount /boot within the chroot?

Yes, I did

> but I got error to grub-install /dev/hda
> You shouldn't call /sbin/grub-install. Please call /usr/sbin/grub-install instead!
> tempnam: No such file or directory
> /usr/sbin/grub-install: line 394: $log_file: ambigous redirect

what actual command did you enter?

grub-install /dev/hda

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