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[ale] Origins of Linux, do we care?

On Sunday, September 20, 2015, Paul Cartwright <pbcartwright at gmail.com
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>  tried installing void in a VM on my desktop.. install went ok, after I
> figured out the partitioning, but at the very end I got an error message
> that it couldn't install grub, so when I rebooted the vm, no OS.. bummer..
It gives a rather clear warning about what is required. If you're booting
under old BIOS conditions then it's just "install to /dev/sda" and you're
done. But if you're using GPT, then it's a bit more involved. You have to
make sure your boot partition is aligned to a 4KB block and it must
included another FAT32 formatted partition for the boot OS mounted to


James Sumners
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