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grub-floppy(8)              System Manager's Manual             grub-floppy(8)



NAME
       grub-floppy - program to do build a generic grub boot disc

SYNOPSIS
       grub-floppy [options] <block_device>...

DESCRIPTION
       grub-floppy  is  a  program to build a generic grub boot disc. The boot
       disc when booted provides the grub command line (also  referred  to  as
       the grub shell).

       For more information on using the grub command line, see info grub

OPTIONS
       This  program  follow  the  usual  GNU  command  line syntax, with long
       options starting with two  dashes  (`-').   A  summary  of  options  is
       included below.

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

NOTE
       It  is possible to create a grub boot disc using grub-install, although
       the boot disc created will be specific to the computer  it  is  created
       on.  Using grub-floppy will create a more generic floppy only limted by
       architecture.

SEE ALSO
       grub(8), grub-install(8).

       The full documentation for grub is maintained as a Texinfo manual.   If
       the  info  and  grub  programs are properly installed at your site, the
       command

              info grub

       should give you access to the complete manual.

AUTHOR
       This manual page was written by Jason  Thomas  <jasonATdebian.org>,  for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).



Jason Thomas                    August 17, 2001                 grub-floppy(8)