linux-188.8.131.52 doesn't boot
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 13:58:17 PST 2009
Alberto Hernando wrote:
> I've tried it, and:
> root:/boot/grub# grub-setup -r '(hd0,8)'
> No device is specified.
> The same. I've also tried several things using slashes and still the same.
> Is there really something wrong with using lilo? I mean, how can I be sure
> that grub will be able to boot a kernel that lilo can't? I'm more used to
> use lilo than grub.
Certainly you can use lilo if you want. You can also use almost any
distro on a CD and have it install some version of grub. You can build
the 32-bit version of grub on a 32-bit OS and install that. It's your
LFS is about learning and in this case we are learning about grub.
Now that I look at it, I remember a message about problems with
installing grub2 on a partition. What I think you should be doing is
installing it on the MBR.
grub-setup -r '(hd0)'
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