booting from DVD image on hard drive partition
hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Thu Mar 29 17:16:11 UTC 2012
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012, stan wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 23:33:49 -0500 (CDT)
> Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
>> Since /boot and / are on disk sdb, I'd like the bootloader there also.
>> Frustration is bad for my brain. Ignore my previous request on this
>> subject. I know how to change the boot hard disk in my BIOS.
>> What else do I need to do?
> You need to install the mbr on sdb. Then change your BIOS to make it
I've tried to do this before.
The best result was a grub command line on boot.
> the first boot disk, and you will boot sdb.
>> Is it written in TFM somewhere?
> F15 still uses legacy grub as default. So, you can boot a rescue CD
> and install grub to the mbr on sdb, or boot onto sda, umount sdb, and
> use grub directly on the unmounted disk (I think I've seen this in the
"Use grub" is not all that helpful. I really need more detail.
TFM has not been my friend.
It's not even clear to me why I would need to unmount the disk.
I expect that unmounting the disk means to unmount all its partitions.
> manual). The grub documentation is an info manual, and I find using
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