Grub instead of LILO

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Mar 8 12:17:38 PST 2002

On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 02:43:36PM -0500, ira mendell wrote:
> One other thing concerning Grub though.  I just downloaded grub-0.91.tar.gz  If
> I use the generic install instructions by default 'make install' will install
> files to '/usr/local/bin', '/usr/local/man', etc.
>       The grub lfs hint suggests a different approach adding '--prefix=/usr' to
> ./configure and adding 'mkdir /boot/grub' then 'cp /usr/share/grub..../stage1
> (and stage2) to /boot/grub.
>    This apears to be similar to Redhat 7.2.   I'm temped to go for the "hints"
> approach.  Any suggestions?

I'd do so as well yes. You may want to put grub in /sbin though so you can
use it in emergency situations when /usr isn't mounted.

Gerard Beekmans

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