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This is an old revision of GRUBforDOS made by coolpup on 2010-10-02 04:22:00.

 

GRUB for DOS universal boot loader based on GNU GRUB

Three files are required bootlace.com, grldr, and menu.lst:
http://download.gna.org/grub4dos/

Using GRUBforDOS
Choose either (a) or (b):
Replacing the existing M.B.R. boot code by installing the GRUBforDOS boot code
1. execute the following command to install GRUB for DOS boot code to the M.B.R. of the target drive:
bootlace.com /dev/hda
2. copy or move grldr and menu.lst to the root directory of any NTFS or EXT boot partition

References
http://grub4dos.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Grub4dos_tutorial
http://code.google.com/p/grub4dos-chenall/downloads/list

Appendix
BOOTLACE writes GRLDR BOOT RECORD to MBR or to the boot area of a file system.
Usage:  bootlace.com  [OPTIONS]  DEVICE_OR_FILE
Options: --read-only, --floppy[=N], --boot-prevmbr-first, --boot-prevmbr-last,
--no-backup-mbr, --force-backup-mbr, --mbr-enable-floppy, --mbr-disable-floppy,
--mbr-enable-osbr, --mbr-disable-osbr, --duce, --time-out=T, --hot-key=K, 
--preferred-drive=D, --preferred-partition=P, --sectors-per-track=S, --heads=H,
--start-sector=B, --total-sectors=C, --install-partition=I, --lba, --chs,
--fat12, --fat16, --fat32, --vfat, --ntfs, --ext2, --serial-number=SN,
--restore-mbr, --mbr-no-bpb, --chs-no-tune
DEVICE_OR_FILE: Filename of the device or image. For DOS, a BIOS drive number
(in hex 0xHH or decimal DDD format)can be used to access the drive.



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