Re: new install of amd64, 9-4 from iso #1
- Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:42:04 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: new install of amd64, 9-4 from iso #1
On Monday 11 June 2018 06:40:41 Mirko Parthey wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 04:44:16PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > 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.
> Once your Debian installation is finished, put this in
> /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=true
> Then run
> to remove the unwanted entries from your grub menu.
> The Grub info documentation describes it as follows:
> Normally, 'grub-mkconfig' will try to use the external
> 'os-prober' program, if installed, to discover other operating systems
> installed on the same system and generate appropriate menu entries for
> them. Set this option to 'true' to disable this.
> Disconnecting disks while installing Debian can help avoid mistakes.
> However, it does not permanently suppress the boot menu entries
> referring to other OS installations.
Thanks Mirko, that will be handy.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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