this a post describes about recovering the grub 2. This problem usually happens when some other operating system on its installation overwrite the MBR..Read more »
The procedure bellow in general follows Thiago’s Martins submission to xen-devel mailing list.However,sequence of steps has been changed, git checkout procedure is more straight forward and one Change-set from xen-4.0-testing.hg back ported to Xen 4.0 to support grub2 notation ‘(hd0,1)’ specific for Ubuntu 10.04 aka Lucid Lynx.Read more »
As we come to the end of Akkana Peck's excellent series on mastering GRUB2, it's not clear what advantages it has over legacy GRUB, or even good old LILO. It seems it's gone backwards. In today's installment we learn how to translate some common and mysterious error messages, and how to manage a multi-boot system with GRUB2.Read more »
Recent pulling GRUB2 supporting CSs into xen-3.4-testing.hg immediately makes sense to build xen 3.4.3-2.fc12.src.rpm to be able to set up current version of 3.4.3 Xen Hypervisor on Fedora 12 working pretty smoothly with Libvirt packages ( vs Xen 4.0) and the at same time supporting GRUB2 PV DomUs , say Ubuntu 9.10 Server or Debian Sqeeze.Read more »
Starting with Ubuntu Karmic, Grub2 is used (for clean installs for now), so THIS how-to on recovering the GRUB no longer works for the new GRUB2.
But recovering GRUB2 (after breaking the GRUB2 or installing Windows - which breaks GRUB2, etc.) is just as easy. Here is what you need to do
Note: This tutorial should work for any Linux distribution which uses GRUB2, not just Ubuntu.Read more »
This how to help you to add your own grub splash image(image in the boot menu).
1. Open any picture in GIMP
2. Resize canvas size to 640x480 ( If you are an expert you can add higher resolutions)
3. Now Save as .png or .tga format (in some versions jpg also works)
Due to GRUB2 doesn’t allow module entries to accept parameters via command line in meantime , creating corresponding Xen grub2 entries for xenified aka Suse kernels went a bit different from the same procedures on Jaunty and Intrepid Servers.Read more »
Now you can use grub2 in Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Etch. Grub2 supports high quality background images. Grub2 also supports booting an OS in an ext4 partition.Read more »
StartUp Manager, or SUM, is a gui tool for changing settings in Grub, Grub2 and Usplash. SUM should work with recent versions of Debian and Debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu.Read more »