[TriLUG] booting with grub2
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Tue Dec 6 13:01:43 EST 2005
On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> grub2 is out, but without any documentation.
> I can get it to boot my machine off a floppy by feeding commands by hand from
> the grub prompt (substitute "linux" for "kernel"), but I don't know how to
> tell it to automatically read a config file (menu.lst or menu.conf) and boot
> from the commands there.
> I can tell grub to read the file menu.lst (which has a working entry from
> above) with the `configfile` command, but when I boot, grub says that I
> haven't given it a kernel, so the command `configfile` doesn't seem to make
> grub read the file.
hmm, after loading the config file, if I wait the "timeout"
value, the machine boots normally. I haven't found how to
tell grub2 to read the config file automatically and just
boot. The name/location of the config file is not a
parameter of grub-install
> Anyone got grub2 to work automatically yet?
> Thanks Joe
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