Can GRUB ever get the boot? + boot menu for common maintenance tasks
geleem at bellsouth.net
Sat Jun 13 22:14:44 UTC 2009
Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> It does not really depend on a given OS, but it does need to know
> where its files are. When you wipe out /boot, you usually wipe out
> the files Grub needs. (The menu and stage 2.) Now, there files do
> not have to be stored on a Linux file system. You could store them
> on a separate file system. I know there is a stage 1.5 for FAT file
> systems, but I don't think there is one for NTFS. (I could be wrong
this is why one should consider using a partition for '/boot'.
> It is fairly simple to add a Grub menu entry for that. You just add
> vga=<mode> or vga=ask to a normal menu entry.
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