How bad is this GRUB message

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yotama9
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How bad is this GRUB message

Postby yotama9 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:47 am

I have just installed LMDE on my laptop and did the good old

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 sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade


[GRUB was updated as well. At first I tried to do nothing but I was worned that no grub will be installed. This sounded bad to me so I selected to go back and then picked some partition. I'm not sure if I sellected the right partition. When that was done, I read on the terminal:
/usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Attempting to install GRUB to a partitionless disk or to a partition. This is a BAD idea..
/usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be installed in this setup by using blocklists. However, blocklists are UNRELIABLE and their use is discouraged..
Installation finished. No error reported.
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found background image: linuxmint.png
Found Debian background: linuxmint.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.39-2-amd64
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.39-2-amd64
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda2
Found Arch Linux on /dev/sda8


Am I safe to reboot?

wayne128
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Re: How bad is this GRUB message

Postby wayne128 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:01 am

yes, it is safe to reboot.

that message is just a warning. I have seen that for over 100 times, and each time i ignore them.

yotama9
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Re: How bad is this GRUB message

Postby yotama9 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:30 am

I have seen that for over 100 times, and each time i ignore them.
:D


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