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Re: Grub update?
Re: Grub update?
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 18:42:01 +0100
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 12:04:55PM -0400, Henry W. Peters wrote:
> Running Debian Squeeze. Just got an update, & now my terminal is hung up
> with the following message:
> Configuring grub-pc ├──────────────────────────┐
> │ │
> │ which devices you'd like grub-install to be automatically run for, if
> │ any.
> │ It is recommended that you do this in most situations, to prevent the
> │ installed GRUB from getting out of sync with other components such as
> │ grub.cfg or with newer Linux images it will have to load.
> │ If you're unsure which drive is designated as boot drive by your BIOS,
> │ it is often a good idea to install GRUB to all of them.
> │ Note: It is possible to install GRUB to partition boot records as well,
> │ and some appropriate partitions are offered here. However, this forces
> │ GRUB to use the blocklist mechanism, which makes it less reliable, and
> │ therefore is not recommended.
> │ <Ok>
> No options are given, the "<Ok> " is not a real return button. I tried
> restarting (had to give password to do so)... & then re updating, it
> goes back to this same message & hangs up. It's been about 20 minutes
> now... I only have two HD's. What to do?
The next screen after that should have a set of drives to select; this
has worked perfectly in my testing. If it doesn't then that's a problem
at some other layer ...
(You may have to use Tab to get to the OK button before pressing Return,
In any case, this isn't really a GRUB problem, but more a problem with
Debian; you should ask about it in some Debian context, perhaps
Colin Watson address@hidden