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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] New to Devuan - install problem
On Wed, Apr 19, 2023 at 03:36:11PM +0200, Lorenz via Dng wrote:
> Hi,
> Il giorno mar 18 apr 2023 alle ore 17:28 Bill Purvis <bill@???> ha
> scritto:
> > ... When it rebooted it just comes up wit a grub prompt.
> >
> > It's been many years since I had to use grub in this way. Should it not
> > simply boot up the
> > installed system?
> >
> It should be a Grub menu that allow to choose between different OS or
> kernel (if you have more than one installed), and it
> should automatically boot the default option after a few seconds timeout.
> Assuming with 'grub prompt' you mean the command line provided by Grub,
> yes, something went wrong.
> Do you choose a GPT or MBR layout? installing grub for GPT in MBR or vice
> versa may cause this;

Are we talking computer hardware or dis partitioning here?

What if a computer has both MBR and GPT disk drives?
Can grub handle a boot-time choice of which to boot from?

there is also a bad bug that
> is hitting stable systems (at least in Debian) this way, but you should
> read a 'symbol error' or something before the prompt

-- hendrik