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Re: Three question about grub2

From: J.Bakshi
Subject: Re: Three question about grub2
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:48:51 +0530

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Felix Zielcke<address@hidden> wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 07.08.2009, 14:19 +0530 schrieb J.Bakshi:
>> Hello list,
>> I am collecting some toolkits in my usb-stick powered with grub2. I
>> installed grub2 in this stick from my debian squeeze box. During grub
>> configuration some question has developed in my mind and I might be
>> permitted to ask those in this list.
>> 1] I am trying to boot the latest memtest86+ (v2.11) with grub2 as
>> `````````````````````
>> menuentry "memtest86+-2.11"
>> {
>> set root=(hd0,2)
>> linux /memtest86+-2.11.bin
>> }
>> ```````````````````````````
>> but grub reports
>> ````````````````````
>> zImage doesn't suppoert 32-bit boot (try with linux16)
>> ```````````````````````
>> I did some googling with this error but haven't found any solution.
>> What does it mean and how can I fix it ?
> grub tells you.
> Use linux16 /memtest86+-2.11.bin
>> 2] In syslinux.cfg we use "TEXT" to display message. How to do the
>> same in grub2 ?
> echo command.
>> 3] I have seen some distro has keyboard interactive feature in GRUB.
>> Like "press F2" for help etc. There should be a file with the required
>> messages to display. But how to bind it with F2 key within grub
>> configuration to make it work ?
> Official grub2 doestn't have such a feature.
> I don't know if Colin Bennet implemented this with his theme support or
> if the screenshots there just show how it could be displayed if there
> were such a feature.
>> I will be very grateful if someone kindly explain these. Also like to
>> know if any good doc is available.
> All avaible documentation is in the official wiki

Many many thanks. Now memtest86+ is booting without any problem.
Thanks for the other tips.
Wish you a nice time.

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