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GRUB-BIOS-SETUP

Section: System Administration Utilities (8)

Updated: December 2015

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NAME

grub-bios-setup - set up a device to boot using GRUB

SYNOPSIS

grub-bios-setup [,OPTION/...] ,DEVICE/

DESCRIPTION

Set up images to boot from DEVICE.

You should not normally run this program directly. Use grub-install instead.

-a, --allow-floppy
make the drive also bootable as floppy (default for fdX devices). May break on some BIOSes.:
-b, --boot-image=,FILE/
use FILE as the boot image [default=boot.img]:
-c, --core-image=,FILE/
use FILE as the core image [default=core.img]:
-d, --directory=,DIR/
use GRUB files in the directory DIR [default=/boot/grub]:
-f, --force
install even if problems are detected:
-m, --device-map=,FILE/
use FILE as the device map [default=/boot/grub/device.map]:
--no-rs-codes
Do not apply any reed-solomon codes when embedding core.img. This option is only available on x86 BIOS targets.:
-s, --skip-fs-probe
do not probe for filesystems in DEVICE:
-v, --verbose
print verbose messages.:
-?, --help
give this help list:
--usage
give a short usage message:
-V, --version
print program version:

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

DEVICE must be an OS device (e.g. ,/dev/sda/).

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

SEE ALSO

grub-install?(8), grub-mkimage?(1), grub-mkrescue?(1)

The full documentation for grub-bios-setup is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and grub-bios-setup programs are properly installed at your site, the command

<DD CLASS="c2|info grub-bios-setup:

should give you access to the complete manual.


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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

REPORTING BUGS

SEE ALSO