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RE: How do uknow whether mine is GRUB or LILO?



Well done Ed.  This isn't the place for egregious back-slapping, but 
I think it has to be said in this case.. :)  Your root-fu humbles me.

-G

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Gavin McDonald
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-
> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Ed Wilts
> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 10:48 AM
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: How do uknow whether mine is GRUB or LILO?
> 
> On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 10:13:04PM +0530, Bharadwaj wrote:
> > How do uknow whether mine is GRUB or LILO?
> 
> You answered the question during the installation.  If it's a recent
> version of Red Hat Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it will likely be
> grub.
> 
> The definitive answer (assuming you boot from /dev/hda):
> 
> [root pe400 ~]#  dd if=/dev/hda bs=384 count=1 |strings
> 1+0 records in
> 1+0 records out
> 8,|   u
> ZRrI
> D|f1
> GRUB
> 
> This tells you that you're booting using GRUB.
> 
>         .../Ed
> 
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