Re: Generating a new grub.conf ??

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On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 12:03:42 -0500,
  Bradley Pursley <[email protected]> wrote:
> If I understood the question properly, I believe it was how do you install 
> / configure grub (for dual booting was the specific question) with no 
> previous grub.conf file and no knowledge or experience with grub. The 
> question was not how to re-install grub. I am also awaiting the answer to 
> this question because I also had this problem and had to totally re-install 
> Fedora just because the grub.conf file got hosed and, as of yet, no one has 
> answered this question.

Assuming you want to boot from grub then you would still need to install it
on the MBR of the drive you are booting off of and you could still edit
the grub.conf file with your favorite text editor. The tricky part would
be creating an entry for the other other system you want to boot. There is
a way to chain boot where you point grub to the boot loader for the other
os. I don't use this myself, so I don't have exact advice, but I have seen
the documentation in grub. "info grub" will allow you to read it.

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