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Re: [SLE] Determine the installed bootloader ?
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 07:08:26 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405110708.26636.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 11 May 2004 06:09 am, Dan Am wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> anyone know of a method to determine
> which bootloader resides in the MBR,
> aside from the slightly hackish
>
> dd if=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1| strings
>
> Regards
> Dan

Maybe boot??

You can 'talk' to grub and use it's editing functions... Try typing an 'e'
at the boot line after going to text mode. Grub will let you edit/add/delete
statements in the boot sequence. A very handy feechur.

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