1. NAME

grub-install - install GRUB to a device

2. SYNOPSIS

grub-install [OPTION] install_device

3. DESCRIPTION

Install GRUB on your drive.

  • -h, --help
        print this message and exit
  • -v, --version
        print the version information and exit
  • --modules=MODULES
        pre-load specified modules MODULES
  • --root-directory=DIR
        install GRUB images under the directory DIR instead of the root directory
  • --grub-setup=FILE
        use FILE as grub-setup
  • --grub-mkimage=FILE
        use FILE as grub-mkimage --grub-mkdevicemap=FILE use FILE as grub-mkdevicemap
  • --grub-probe=FILE
        use FILE as grub-probe
  • --no-floppy
        do not probe any floppy drive
  • --recheck
        probe a device map even if it already exists
  • --force
        install even if problems are detected
  • --disk-module=MODULE
        disk module to use

INSTALL_DEVICE can be a GRUB device name or a system device filename.

grub-install copies GRUB images into /boot/grub (or /grub on NetBSD and OpenBSD), and uses grub-setup to install grub into the boot sector.

If the --root-directory option is used, then grub-install will copy images into the operating system installation rooted at that directory.

4. REPORTING BUGS

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