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09-23-2010 02:14 PM

FW: grub
 
Masoom Siddiqui wrote:
<snip>
> grub-install /dev/sda worked !
>
> I had installed grub to /dev/sda1, "grub-install /dev/sda1", thinking that
> grub gets installed on the boot partition, my case being /dev/sda1.
<snip>
Right, and you were originally very wrong. You need to read up on the boot
process... the BIOS knows nothing of partitions, and goes to sector zero,
and starts there.

mark

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