[Novalug] Re: grub (was CentOS/Ubuntu)
rogerb at bronord.com
Thu Jan 3 13:36:50 EST 2008
On Thu, 3 Jan 2008 10:06:38 -0800 (PST), Beartooth <karhunhammas at Lserv.com>
> On Thu, 3 Jan 2008, RogerB wrote: [...]
[snips here and there]
>> In menu.txt, probably in /root/grub, there will be a line for
>> SuSE (as well as Windows and Ubuntu. In my case it had a SuSE
>> entry that included "22.214.171.124" as part of the text. So, AS
>> ROOT (root owns menu.txt), one edits menu.txt to change the
>> text from "126.96.36.199" to "188.8.131.52."
> Is that last 2 a typo for 21??
> Where is it?? Beagle shows me half a dozen hits, of which
> the likeliest, /usr/share/doc/grub-0.97/menu.lst, might as well
> be in cuneiform Hittite for all I can make of it ...
I don't know for your distro . . . that looks like it may be it. Have you
LOOKED at menu.lst? It should entries that are a dead give-away: this is
what produces the menu you see when you boot. (Oh: sorry: I don't
understand cuneiform - you are on your own with that.)
>> I found it very instructive to bone-up on grub. It controls
>> your system at boot for many distros. I've got some references
>> if you want 'em.
> Please! I need all the help I can get with grub. TIA!
Take a look at
The SuSE Admin guide, e.g., for 9.3, has a good discussion of Grub too:
email: RogerB at bronord.com
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