The installation goes fine, but when it comes to the GRUB installation, the installer tries to put it on the USB drive. For some reason, the usb drive is detected as /dev/sda and the HDD is at /dev/sdb.
I tried answering "no" to the "Install GRUB boot loader to the master boot record".
kbmonkey wrote:Hi Tobu. Sorry for the late reply.To add that boot parameter: in the grub boot screen hit 'e' to edit the options. Scroll down the the line that starts "linux /boot/" and add to the end "mem=4096MB" and hit ctrl+x to boot with the modified settings.Once booted "free -m" should show if the missing memory is now recognized.
After googling and such.I tried to use the grub command to boot it manually but couldn't get it work.I noticed some files are missing in /boot folder.( Not sure, but from the look of it it seemedthere is no such file initramfs-linux.img and vmlinuz-linux for me to run initrd or linux command in grub )So I boot back into the CD and ran "pacstrap -i base base_devel" & "grub-m
Around kernel version 3.14 my old linux system (fedora 19, P5B MB with Intel Core duo), which had been booting reliably for years, hung while booting at the "booting linux...." line. Nothing in log files. While debugging, I removed the "quiet" tag from the grub.cfg linux line, and voila it started booting normally again.
debian wheezy is only one OS on my an old netbook.
so I don't want grub appears at boot but I want a key like "Shift" or any to force grub show at boot.
how can I configur for it.
I know it is easy task but I messed up my /etc/default/grub and a bit confused with many posts mostly on ubuntu forums.
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