[sf-lug] Grub question

Eric Walstad eric at ericwalstad.com
Sun Mar 25 19:52:14 PDT 2012

On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Akkana Peck <akkana at shallowsky.com> wrote:
> Eric Walstad writes:
>> I just read that there are three possible "recovery" destinations with
>> grub2.  I don't know which one I'm landing in, I'll pay closer
>> attention next time this happens.
> If it gets to be too annoying, keep in mind that you don't have to
> use grub2. Grub1 has gotten a bit difficult to install lately
> (last time I tried to install it on a Debian system, it installed
> a half-grub1 half-grub2 monstrosity that didn't work; Ubuntu may
> be better) but extlinux is nice and simple and easy to deal with.
> I converted my machines to extlinux late last year, and wrote a
> howto here: http://shallowsky.com/blog/linux/install/extlinux.html
>        ...Akkana

Yeah, I was thinking about giving lilo a try again but I'll keep
extlinux in mind if I can't work around the problem I'm having with
grub2.  Thanks for the pointer to your howto.  I also enjoyed your mtb
and rc pages.


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