On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 11:00:22AM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> It's not all there yet. I tried to use if for some unsual stuff, and all
> I got was "grub hard disk error"; at least lilo will print "L" or
> something useful.
>> My desktop also has grub on it, and it never boots. Just sits there, and
> I've to type
>> every time I boot the box. No idea why. No errors etc.
Grub is the buisness. If you screw up your kernel etc, lilo will just
barf. If you screw up the install of lilo, it will just barf. If you
make a mistake in the config file, lilo will just barf. Grub otoh
rocks. None of the above affect it (or at least affect your ability to
It sounds like your problem is that you haven't told grub what config
file it should read on startup. Check the docs (*spit* info *barf*) for
the "install" command. Something like
install (hd0,0)/boot/grub/stage1 d (hd0) (hd0,0)/boot/grub/stage2
at the grub command line.
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