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1912 <section> 1912 <section>
1913 <title>GRUB Bootdisks</title> 1913 <title>GRUB Bootdisks</title>
1914 <body> 1914 <body>
1915 <p>It is always a good idea to make a boot disk the first 1915 <p>It is always a good idea to make a boot disk the first
1916 time you install any Linux distribution. This is a security 1916 time you install any Linux distribution. This is a security
1917 blanket, and generally not a bad thing to do. If you are using some kinds of hardware RAID, you may <e>need</e> to make a GRUB boot 1917 blanket, and generally not a bad thing to do. If you are using some kinds of hardware RAID, or your hardware doesn't let you install a working bootloader from the chrooted environment, you may <e>need</e> to make a GRUB boot
1918 disk. With these types of hardware RAID, 1918 disk. With these types of hardware RAID or systems,
1919 if you try to install grub from your chrooted shell it will fail. If you are in this camp, 1919 if you try to install grub from your chrooted shell it will fail. If you are in this camp,
1920 make a GRUB 1920 make a GRUB
1921 boot disk, and when you reboot the first time you can install GRUB 1921 boot disk, and when you reboot the first time you can install GRUB
1922 to the MBR. Make your 1922 to the MBR. Make your
1923 bootdisks like this: 1923 bootdisks like this:

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