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September 13, 2008  12:26 AM

Grub and boot errors



Posted by: Xjlittle
/root, centos, grub, grub.conf, initrd, Linux, menu.lst, red hat, vmlinuz

If you've administered or customized Linux long enough you've no doubt created a situation at some point where, during the boot process, that GRUB throws an error. We're going to discuss some of these situations below along with ways to work through them. If a file name or partition in the GRUB...

September 11, 2008  12:36 AM

Troubleshooot your Linux boot process with GRUB



Posted by: Xjlittle
/boot, /root, grub, grub.conf, Linux, menu.lst

Red Hat and subsequently Fedora and CentOS use the the GRUB (Grand Unified Boot Loader) to initialize the kernel and boot into Linux. I'm going to look at some of the common error messages possible when booting Linux and how to edit the GRUB boot loader to test and fix the errors. GRUB has 6...


September 1, 2008  9:34 PM

Ubuntuserver is unbelievably stupid



Posted by: Xjlittle
centos, grub, gui, headless, inittab, lilo, Linux, ssh, ubuntu, ubuntuserver, ubuntuserver upgrade, zimbra

Yes you read the title right. Ubunutserver is unbelievably stupid. Ok let's take it from the top. I had Ubuntuserver 7.0.4 installed as my WebDAV secure server, my son's baseball team's website, samba and so on. I run this server headless and without a gui. Note here that the normal install...


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