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Re: grub reinstall / grub keeps rebooting

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: grub reinstall / grub keeps rebooting
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:38:42 +0100
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Quoting Riccardo Mottola (2014-12-04 17:44:28)
> Riccardo Mottola wrote:
> > I installed everything on a "host" machine (same architecture as my 
> > target box, just more ram and more Mhz). I end up with something 
> > bootable!
> > However if I put the disk in my original box, it just keeps rebooting, 
> > I don't even get the grub screen. Thus I suppose it is grub that 
> > forces this continuous reboot cycle?
> >
> > Are there "options" when configuring grub? Something architecture 
> > dependent? host cpu is PIV, target CPU is PII, but they should have 
> > both the 686, ia32 arch. set. What's the best way to reinstall grub?
> Soo many responses :) Am I the only one being clueless?
> The saga continues though. Still on the working host machine, I did an 
> apt-get upgrade, which installed grub updates: Fine I hoped, perhaps a 
> fix? no: now even on this machine there is an auto-reboot on grub load. 
> And it still does reboot on the target machine, so now it is a 
> self-rebooting disk! Somehow fun, but not useful

You see, your mails are rather light on details.  How are we supposed
to help?  Otoh grub troubles are not Hurd specific at all, there
should be plenty of people with grub problems in the internet.

Also: http://www.supergrubdisk.org/super-grub2-disk/

Hope that helps ;)

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