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by slaterson
Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

B: if chainloading still refuse to work, go with direct boot method 1. boot and run from your gentoo with grub legacy 2. open a root terminal 3. mount /dev/sdb3 /mnt 4. cat /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg 5. you see the grub2 config file, go to this section ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ### 6. scroll down...
by slaterson
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

Are you willing to upgade to grub 2 on sda which has your Gentoo distro. i did my third Mint 13 Mays mate install to day. For some reason grub 2 will not install and never shows up on the grub screen at bootup. So I booted up on my Ubuntu partition, opend a terminal and typed: sudo grub-install sud...
by slaterson
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

If I were in that situation , I would avoid using GPT partitions. 1. format sdb to msdos, then partition to whatever I am accustomed to 2. retain sda to be controlled by grub legacy 3. install Mint on sdb, and, install its grub2 boot loader to its own root partition, when this is done, the root par...
by slaterson
Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

Did you try making sure that everything installed by mounting sdb via gentoo and poking around in there? Also, you might try chrooting into the mint install and seeing if everything works there. I'm not sure if it will work, just putting suggestions out there. i can do this without problem. all the...
by slaterson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

if i let it sit (5-10 minutes), nothing happens. grub never appears to even try to start, so thats not too surprising. i'll give the boot repair a try. my concerns are that it will hose my perfectly good grub (not grub 2) mbr which gets me into my stable desktop environment and windows (when needed...
by slaterson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

what i am looking for is to leave sda untouched. it boots grub 1 into my gentoo system and works perfectly. i want linux mint on sdb, i'll add an entry into grub legacy on sda to boot sdb using grub mapping, a la map (hd0) (hd1), etc just like i do for windows. so, when the system boots, sda launche...
by slaterson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

Re: no grub after install

if i let it sit (5-10 minutes), nothing happens. grub never appears to even try to start, so thats not too surprising. i'll give the boot repair a try. my concerns are that it will hose my perfectly good grub (not grub 2) mbr which gets me into my stable desktop environment and windows (when needed).
by slaterson
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no grub after install
Replies: 16
Views: 2235

no grub after install

i install linux mint 13 in a system with 3 hard drives, sda, sdb and sdc. sda is running gentoo and it my primary daily use system. sdb is for stuff like installing linux mint and giving it a test drive. sdc is windows 7. after installing linux mint on sdb, when i reboot i get grub from sda (gentoo)...

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