[sf-lug] Grub question
eric at ericwalstad.com
Sun Mar 25 12:22:01 PDT 2012
Ugh, just realized I was not replying to the list. Sorry...
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Eric Walstad <eric at ericwalstad.com>
Date: Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: [sf-lug] Grub question
To: conor.list at gmail.com
Ah, thanks for the lead. I forgot to mention versions: Grub2 on
Ubuntu server 11.04. I found a similar 'GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_RECOVERY'
setting but it appears to only disable the menu item. There's talk of
a fallback mode but the linked page is in German and I wasn't able to
grok the google-translated page and its bash script.
On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 4:37 PM, <conor.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> /etc/grub/default.conf has a setting 'GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY' that looks promising.
> On Mar 24, 2012, at 3:11 PM, Eric Walstad <eric at ericwalstad.com> wrote:
>> I have a linux box that functions as a remote weather station. Long
>> story short, sometimes it gets powered off a few times in a row
>> without doing a proper shutdown. I think that is what is causing Grub
>> to boot into a maintenance shell, which means I have to drive to the
>> remote site to attach a keyboard and monitor and type 'reboot' to get
>> it to go through the normal bootup.
>> I'm working on the problem of ensuring a clean shutdown when power is
>> about to go away, but in the mean time, do any of you know how to keep
>> Grub from behaving this way? I'd rather it always boot when power is
>> sf-lug mailing list
>> sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
>> Information about SF-LUG is at http://www.sf-lug.org/
More information about the sf-lug