Multiple distros = multiple bootloaders. How do I set THE bootloader that shows?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I know of two separate bootloaders present on my disk: GRUB2 which is on my Ubuntu partition and GRUB legacy on the BackTrack partition. How do I know which bootloader comes up when my computer boots? Is it the MBR that selects the bootloader? I imagine the booting process happens like this: --power on-- bios: use disk hd0 (HowTos)

Install 11.3, thinks my booting hdd is sdc - wrongview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Full x86 dvd, shasum ok, self-check ok. Get to the partition edit and custom create. The hdd I want to install to shows as /dev/sdc. This pc has a booting IDE hdd plus 2 scsi hdds for data copies and swap. Needless to say (!) the scsis have luns 5,6 (non-booting) and the bios knows what boots first. (Distributions)

Howto Change Plymouth themes (initial splash screen) in Ubuntu 10.04view story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Plymouth splash screen is the initial splash screen at boot-up.Ubuntu 10.04 uses Plymouth instead of xsplash to manage the fancy boot graphics.If you want something different,you can try following method to change the default Plymouth splash screen. (HowTos)

Dual boot Queryview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi, It would be convenient if i could simply install 11.3 along side my Ubuntu distro. I see yast enables me to reduce my sda1 and create a new partition, (sda3) However it offers to mount sda3 in /usr ? Could you offer me any advice please? My objective is to be able to select which distro from the grub menu. Thanks for your Time (Distributions)

Upgrade fails because /boot won't mountview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I was running openSUSE 11.2 on a Dell Studio with a mirrored disk. The upgrade to 11.3 went well it seemed until it got to the point of installing the new bootloader. Then it couldn't mount /boot. Otherwise it seemed to go OK though. (Distributions)

Warnings on installationview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am using a desktop with 1gb RAM and pentium D processor. Both the hard disk and the dvd drive are SATA.. I tried to Install OpenSolaris on my machine. I chose the first option from the grub.. After it shows the copyright license information, it gives the following output: Remounting root read/write Probing for device nodes (HowTos)

poweredge install helpview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I have a poweredge t110 and am trying to install suse 11 on my server. I am getting a error 17 grub. It will not allow me to get any farther, I have three 250gb HD installed. I am new to Linux so please be gentle. If there is any more info you need please ask. (Distributions)

Debian squeezy in old laptop: Video problem after grub loadview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have installed Debian squeezy in an old Compaq e300 laptop, for my kids to use it. Sometimes I experience a weird problem with video inmediatly after grub2 give its welcome message ("Welcome Grub...). After that message video appears without sync, giving an useless image. It is necessary to reboot (hard reset) again and try to obtain the right video with sync. (HowTos)

Cannot install on machine with Intel raid controllerview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I cannot install 11.3 on a machine with an intel raid controller I have tried with raid 1 using the card and then setting the disks to individual raid 0 and letting suse raid them. With the card doing it the machines crashes as soon as it tries to boot the first time, with suse doing the raid I just get 'GRUB' on the screen (Distributions)

Installer stuck at 92% - Saving Bootloader configurationview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – OpenSUSE 11.3 x86_64 Live USB disk only one HDD with OpenSUSE as the only OS. the HDD is fine so i know it is not a hardware problem. this is different from my other (grub) problem as this is a different PC. the installer has been stuck for over an hour at 92%/Saving Bootloader configuration. one swap partition at 2.01 GB (Distributions)