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grub4dos match 1 partition to another


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#1 theonlylawislove

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 07:21 PM

From title: map*

 

I have a linux boot environment that is hardcoded to using "partition" 2. I cannot change this environment. I am using grub4dos to boot this environment.

 

I have made changes to the hard disk, and now the partition that the linux environment uses should be "3".

 

Is there a way to do the "map (hd0) (hd1)" command, but with partitions? "map (hd0,2) (hd0,3) map (hd0,3) (hd0,2)"?

 

Is there a way to fake the partition order so that I can re-use the existing bootable linux environment?


Edited by theonlylawislove, 05 August 2015 - 07:22 PM.


#2 Wonko the Sane

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 07:29 PM

The mapping in grub4dos actually mean the "slot number" in partition table.

See here (seemingly unrelated):

http://www.911cd.net...ndpost&p=176391

 

You can change the order of the partitions in the partition table slots alright (but of course this is permanent).

 

:duff:

Wonko






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