NAME


grub-install - install GRUB to a device

SYNOPSIS


grub-install [OPTION] [install_device]

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

--boot-directory=DIR
install GRUB images under the directory DIR/grub instead of the /boot/grub directory

--grub-setup=FILE
use FILE as grub-setup

--grub-mkimage=FILE
use FILE as grub-mkimage

--grub-mkrelpath=FILE
use FILE as grub-mkrelpath

--grub-mkdevicemap=FILE use FILE as grub-mkdevicemap

--grub-probe=FILE
use FILE as grub-probe

--no-floppy
do not probe any floppy drive

--allow-floppy
Make the drive also bootable as floppy (default for fdX devices). May break on some BIOSes.

--recheck
probe a device map even if it already exists

--force
install even if problems are detected

--no-nvram
don't update the boot-device NVRAM variable

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

grub-install copies GRUB images into /boot/grub, and uses grub-setup to install grub into the boot sector.

REPORTING BUGS


Report bugs to <bug-grub@gnu.org>.

SEE ALSO


grub-mkconfig(8), grub-mkimage(1), grub-setup(8), grub-mkrescue(1)

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

info grub-install

should give you access to the complete manual.