5 Configuration. You’ve probably noticed that you need to type several commands to boot your OS. There’s a solution to that – GRUB provides a menu interface. For more information, you must read the GNU GRUB Manual In particular, you need to familiar with The list of command line and menu. GNU GRUB is a boot loader package from the GNU Project. GRUB is the reference .. All GNU Grub scripts and commands are supported for both UEFI and legacy systems. Grub2Win can configure Grub for multiboot of Windows, Ubuntu.
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Bad or corrupt data while decompressing file This error is returned if the run-length decompression code gets an internal error. Multiboot kernel must be loaded before modules This error frub returned if the module load command is used before loading a Multiboot kernel.
GNU GRUB Manual 0.97
The next section deals with actual files and manual configuration. Currently, this command is just an alias for bootpsince the two protocols are very similar. If the device map file exists, the GRUB utilities grub2-probeetc. This article will not go into detail regarding the more advanced GRUB configurations.
This is true for most terminal emulators nowadays, but you should pass the option –dumb to the command if your terminal emulator is not VTcompatible or implements few VT escape sequences.
When you install operating systems, especially in the right sequence inconsiderate OS first – like Windows, flexible OS later – Linux and familythe GRUB will be installed automatically and relevant entries appended.
In the menu interface, you just select an OS using the arrow keys. This represents that GRUB should read blocks 0 through 99, blockand blocks through The optional Stage 1. Menu entry editorUp: Stage 2 will then load the default configuration file and any other modules needed. Multiple entries in modules should be separated by whitespace so you will probably need to quote this for your shell. This command is available only on platforms that support CMOS. You accept the license if you copy, modify or distribute the work in a way requiring permission under copyright law.
If the mode mode is specified, show only the information about mode.
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This makes it easier to produce rescue images that will work on both optical drives and USB mass storage devices. This error is returned when the user runs into such a limit. Invalid argument This error is returned if an argument gnj to a command is invalid.
Such a Boot rom first boots the machine, sets up the network card installed into the machine, and downloads a second stage boot image from the network. Disk read error This error is returned if there is a disk read error when trying to gdub or read data from a particular disk. If you have installed DOS or Windows on a non-first hard disk, you have to use the disk swapping technique, ggrub that OS cannot boot from any disks but the first one.
This expression means that GRUB will use the whole floppy disk. Footnotes [ 1 grhb chain-load is the mechanism for loading unsupported operating systems by loading another boot loader.
The user may be able to display the menu in one or more of the following ways: Be independent of drive geometry translations Unlike many other boot loaders, GRUB makes the particular drive translation irrelevant. Words are separated by metacharacterswhich are the following plus space, tab, and newline:.
Copyright C year your name. Consult your kernel and distribution manual for more details. Even hard disks and partitions are treated as files. The combined work need only contain one copy of this License, and multiple identical Invariant Sections may be replaced with a single copy. AssemblyC . Test a filesystem geometry: If n is greater than the number of enclosing loops, the last enclosing loop the top-level loop is resumed.
Again, Windows can cause problems if there’s more than one instance present on a hard disk, especially if installed on primary partitions.
Configuration – GNU GRUB Manual
Manhal the default entry this many seconds after the menu is displayed, unless a key is pressed. GRUB has both a simple menu interface for choosing preset entries from a configuration file, and a highly flexible command-line for performing any desired combination of boot commands. In some cases, the tables provided by default only work well with certain operating systems, and it may be necessary to replace some of them.
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Preset MenuPrevious: Automated searches for other operating systems, such as Windows, are accomplished whenever update-grub is executed. During the installation, you skip the GRUB setup. Option device configures specific grub device see Naming convention ; option -u uuid configures device with specified uuid ; option -a configures all detected encrypted devices; option -b configures all geli containers that have boot flag set. The rest of the line is passed verbatim as the kernel command-line.
UEFI disk device compatibility. The option –prefix specifies the directory under which GRUB images are put. The -e option enables interpretation of backslash escapes. Nevertheless, it does not hurt to know learn about other options.
Command-line and menu entry commands – GNU GRUB Manual
These are assigned as parameters to each manua, the called devices, including special flags switches. If this option is not specified, the grub shell does not probe it, as that sometimes takes a long time.