[SATLUG] Funtoo Linux

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Thu Jul 16 15:37:36 CDT 2015


On Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:34:32 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Steve Litt wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:08:21 -0400
> > Daniel Villarreal <youcanlinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Is anyone using or has anyone tried Funtoo Linux?
> >
> > Yes. About a week ago I tried to install it on a VirtualBox VM, but
> > couldn't get the bootloader to work right. I'm going to try again
> > this weekend, after studying more about LILO (I consider grub2 just
> > too confusing to use).
> 
> Grub2 isn't inherently confusing.  It's the disto's that make it so.
> 
> My grub.cfg looks like:
> 
> 
> # Begin /boot/grub/grub.cfg
> set default=2
> set timeout=5
> 
> insmod ext2
> set root=(hd0,2)
> 
> menuentry "GNU/Linux, Linux 4.0-lfs-SVN-20150416 (/dev/sda6)" {
>          linux   /vmlinuz-4.0-lfs-SVN-20150416 root=/dev/sda6 ro
> }
> 
> menuentry "GNU/Linux, Linux 4.0.5-lfs-SVN-20150614 (/dev/sda11)" {
>          linux   /vmlinuz-4.0.5-lfs-SVN-20150614 root=/dev/sda11 ro
> }
> 
> menuentry "GNU/Linux, Linux 4.0.5-lfs-SVN-20150703 (/dev/sda11)" {
>          linux   /vmlinuz-4.0.5-lfs-SVN-20150703 root=/dev/sda11 ro
> }
> 
> menuentry "GNU/Linux, Linux 4.0-lfs-7.7-rc1 (/dev/sda5)" {
>          linux /vmlinuz-4.0-lfs-7.7-rc1 root=/dev/sda5 ro
> }
> 
> 
> For a regular distro, you may need to add an initrd line, but
> otherwise that's all you need.
> 
>    -- Bruce

I thought grub2 was one of those "don't modify, this is created" type
of files. If so, what's the file in which you actually put your menu?


SteveT

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