Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 64428
grub-install error handling GRUB device name
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:25 EDT
Description of Problem:
grub-install will work (MBR or partition) if the device is specified as
/dev/sda, /dev/sda1 (or for that matter /dev/hda1, /dev/hda) but not using GRUB
device hames such as (hdo) or (hd0,0).
The error indcate a "token" parsing error.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. grub-install (hd0,4)
2. grub-install /dev/hda5
same as that using /dev/hda5
Welcome to bash. You need to quote the (hd0) otherwise bash tries to interpret
OK, the info for grub clearly shows:
and I just missed that.
However, there is no mention of this on man page. I am not going to reopen this
but I believe it would be a good idea to mention this on the man page for