[gobolinux-users] Grub having issues

roko ro.ko at mcnon.com
Thu Nov 18 18:17:22 GMT 2004

Did you follow the instructions in /Depot/Docs/English/Installation

STEP 5: Bootloader

Before reboot the system you will need to install a bootloader and
configure it, if you don't have one installed yet. We suggest GRUB.
To install it just run

      grub> root (hd*,**)
      grub> setup --prefix=/System/Kernel/Boot/grub (hd*)

*   your GoboLinux HD number: hda is 0, hdb 1, and so on
**  your GoboLinux partition number: 0 is 1, 1 is 2, and so on
*** another tip is that the <tab> key works to complete this number,
    so you can see the choices that you have.

Now you can configure it. Go to ..../System/Kernel/Boot/grub
and edit the menu.lst file. In this file you will find some examples.
Most likely, all you'll need to do is put the same numbers used to install
GRUB in the first example.

My /System/Kernel/Boot/grub/menu.lst looks like this (root is /dev/hda3)
title GoboLinux - Kernel 2.6.6
kernel (hd0,2)/System/Kernel/Boot/kernel-2.6.6 devfs=mount  
root=/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part3 vga=0

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