[PlanetCCRMA] Grub help

David Slimp rock808@gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 13:34:01 2006

Yes... I've found it's MUCH better (cleaner) to just do a fresh install.
That way you don't have to worry about possible problems from
old lingering packages.

But, good luck with your upgrade... hopefully it will go fairly smoothly.


On 2/25/06, Oded Ben-Tal <oded@ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, David Slimp wrote:
> > Yup... that was my original suggestion.
> > He rejected doing that earlier today.  Not clear if he's since
> > changed his mind.  :)
> thanks for your help. grub-install eventually did the trick but I first
> needed to switch over to linux-rescue mode and chroot in addition to
> --force-lba (nando't help) but that eventually worked.
> Thanks to all your help I am now starting to get the system going (though
> the upgrade is prooving a bit tedious as apt is complaining about old rh9
> packages).
> much appreciated
> Oded

David Slimp

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 On open platforms, you'll run into 'you have to learn more to do that.' "
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