* docs/grub.texi (Installation): Document embedding zone. Remove

	obsolete grub-install example.
parent 6bdda8f8
2010-10-16 Vladimir Serbinenko <phcoder@gmail.com>
* docs/grub.texi (Installation): Document embedding zone. Remove
obsolete grub-install example.
2010-10-16 Szymon Janc <szymon@janc.net.pl>
* grub-core/commands/legacycfg.c (grub_cmd_legacy_kernel):
......@@ -559,6 +559,8 @@ always. Therefore, GRUB provides you with a map file called the
@dfn{device map}, which you must fix if it is wrong. @xref{Device
map}, for more details.
On BIOS platforms GRUB has to use a so called embedding zone. On msdos partition tables it's the space between MBR and first partition (called MBR gap), on GPT partition it uses a BIOS Boot Partition (a partition having type 21686148-6449-6e6f-744e656564454649). If you use GRUB on BIOS be sure to supply at least 31 KiB of embedding zone (512KiB or more recommended).
If you still do want to install GRUB under a UNIX-like OS (such
as @sc{gnu}), invoke the program @command{grub-install} (@pxref{Invoking
grub-install}) as the superuser (@dfn{root}).
......@@ -579,18 +581,6 @@ Likewise, under GNU/Hurd, this has the same effect:
# @kbd{grub-install /dev/hd0}
@end example
If it is the first BIOS drive, this is the same as well:
# @kbd{grub-install '(hd0)'}
@end example
Or you can omit the parentheses:
# @kbd{grub-install hd0}
@end example
But all the above examples assume that GRUB should use images under
the root directory. If you want GRUB to use images under a directory
other than the root directory, you need to specify the option
......@@ -629,7 +619,6 @@ using @command{grub-install}. Don't do that, however, unless you are very
familiar with the internals of GRUB. Installing a boot loader on a running
OS may be extremely dangerous.
@node Making a GRUB bootable CD-ROM
@section Making a GRUB bootable CD-ROM
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