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GRUB-BIOS-SETUP


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
SEE ALSO

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 <bug−grub@gnu.org>.

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

info grub-bios-setup

should give you access to the complete manual.

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