on 9/24/2007 10:29 PM mark pryor spake the following: > hello, > > the last 3 times I installed C5, the MBR was unchanged and nothing was > written into /boot/grub except splash.xbm.gz > > there were no stage* files, nor a menu.lst > I know how to fix that. > > Would I have better luck using a partition mounted as /boot? > Anyone succeded with Grub that way? I prefer not having to do surgery to > get C5 to boot :) > > -- > Mark I always use a small /boot partition, but I have been in Linux long enough (mid 90's) that nothing used to boot on a partition over 1024 cylinders, not grub, not lilo. Once you find something that works, you tend to keep using it. Call me old and stale! ;-P -- MailScanner is like deodorant... You hope everybody uses it, and you notice quickly if they don't!!!!