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Re: boot loader



On 03/24/2011 09:30 AM, shawn wilson wrote:
> not sure of the topicality of this here but...
> 
> i've got a computer with ntldr messing up. since i don't have a windows
> xp disk, i have no way of fixing this (besides torrent). so, i was
> hoping to find some sort of quick install that just shoved grup on the
> system and made a minimal partition for /boot (and whatever else is
> required for grub).
> 
> as it is, i can't find anything that does this. so i'm curious of
> everything that grub depends on? just /boot or do i need some config
> files in /etc and do i need any binaries for it? i'm not interested in
> maintaining grub from the system (it would just be maintained from a
> boot cd if at all). i just need it to boot and work. i'm going to use
> gparted to make a ~10 meg partition (i think that's all i should need).
> 
> ... unless anyone knows of a system that does all of this for me, then
> i'll just let it ride and not worry about anything?

Check out "Smart Boot Loader" (http://btmgr.sourceforge.net/) or "Master
Boot Loader" (http://mbldr.sourceforge.net/) instead.

-- 
Bob McGowan


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