sysadm.taipan67 at btinternet.com
Sat Oct 20 05:17:51 PDT 2007
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> taipan67 wrote:
>> Well, if you consider that when installing & configuring grub1 you are
>> currently obliged to use the term 'root' in *five* different contexts,
>> they're actually getting better... ;)
> Really? I only know of one. Can you expand on your comment?
> -- Bruce
Okay, the grub-shell uses 'root' to tell grub on which partition to find
Then in /boot/grub/menu.lst, the term is used first to tell grub on
which partition to find the kernel, then again on the kernel-line to
define the partition on which the linux-filesystem is rooted (at '/' aka
All of which must be done as the root-user...
Is that five or only four? I hope i wasn't exaggerating & slandering
grub's good name.
Apologies if the above expansion is confusing - then again, that's kinda
the point, innit? :)
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