antonio montagnani wrote: > 2007/9/25, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com>: >> One thing I forgot to mention - make sure you >> change the setting for the splash screen as well. Otherwise grub >> tries to load it from the wrong drive and errors out. (I forgot >> once.) You then get the grub> prompt, and wounder why. >> > > splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz > > is it correct??? > Yes. >> You may also want to back up the mbr of your laptop hard drive >> before running grub-install. If you goof, you can end up with a >> system that will only boot with the USB drive installed. I use >> something like "dd if=/dev/sda of=/root/save/sda.mbr count=1". >> > I want to install grub on my USB disk, in order to start up any laptop > and in order not to srew my Vista system. > I think that I have to issue > > grub-install /dev/sda > > where sda is my USB disk and after booting from my CD. > > tnx for patience. Double check that. On my system, when you boot from a CD/DVD, the laptop drive is /dev/sda and the USB drive is /dev/sdb. I forgot to save your fdisk output, so I can not double check that. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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