On a UNIX-like operating system, that is done with
# cd /usr/share/grub/i386-pc
# dd if=stage1 of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=1
1+0 records in
1+0 records out
# dd if=stage2 of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 seek=1
153+1 records in
153+1 records out
The device file name may be different. Consult the manual for your
I am familiar with this info page. However it does not work, I get a "stage(x)
(where (x) may be 1 or 2, I'd have to reboot again to check) and have to reboot
floppy. I'm convinced that I should be altering the grub.conf in some way but I'm
not sure how!
Not sure whether this is relevant, but my (yast created) /boot/grub/device.map contains
Should (fd0) be /dev/sda? On my system sda4 is my parallel zip 250 drive.
PS: Thanks Ken for pointing out what seems obvious now regarding runlevel. Maybe seeing
the boot params displayed in the boot menu, unlike lilo, confused me.