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Re: new install of amd64, 9-4 from iso #1




On Sunday 10 June 2018 20:23:49 Mark Fletcher wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 04:44:16PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> >
> > I have the dvd written, and a new 2T drive currently occupying
> > the /dev/sdc slot.
> >
> > What I want, since the drive has been partitioned to /boot, /home,
> > /, and swap, is 1; for this install to not touch any other drive
> > currently mounted, and 2; use the partitions I've already setup on
> > this new drive without arguing with me.
> >
> > and 3: to  treat the grub install as if there are no other drives
> > hooked up. I don't need grub to fill half the boot screen with data
> > from the other drives.
> >
> > How do I best achieve that?
> >
> > Thanks a bunch.
>
> 1 and 2 are simply a matter of giving the sensible answers to the
> appropriate questions from the installer. I can't remember exactly
> what the options are called but there is an expert partition mode that
> allows you to partition the disk how you want and I'd use that to
> verify the partitions are as you want and not change anything, map the
> parts of the filesystem you want to go on each partition in the
> installer, then continue.
>
> If you don't tell it to install anything to the other disks then it
> won't.
>
> For 3, I think I need to defer to the grub experts, not sure if you
> will have to preseed your install or if there is an easier way.
>
> Mark

Thanks Mark.  Are there any grub guru's about for question #3?

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