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GRUB-INSTALL(8)		System Administration Utilities	       GRUB-INSTALL(8)

NAME
       grub-install - install GRUB to a	device

SYNOPSIS
       grub-install [OPTION...]	[OPTION] [INSTALL_DEVICE]

DESCRIPTION
       Install GRUB on your drive.

       --compress[=no,xz,gz,lzo]
	      compress GRUB files [optional]

       -d, --directory=DIR
	      use    images    and   modules   under   DIR   [default=/usr/lo-
	      cal/lib/grub/<platform>]

       --fonts=FONTS
	      install FONTS [default=unicode]

       --install-modules=MODULES
	      install only MODULES and their dependencies [default=all]

       -k, --pubkey=FILE
	      embed FILE as public key for signature checking

       --locale-directory=DIR use translations under DIR
	      [default=/usr/local/share/locale]

       --locales=LOCALES
	      install only LOCALES [default=all]

       --modules=MODULES
	      pre-load specified modules MODULES

       --themes=THEMES
	      install THEMES [default=starfield]

       -v, --verbose
	      print verbose messages.

       --allow-floppy
	      make the drive also bootable as  floppy  (default	 for  fdX  de-
	      vices). May break	on some	BIOSes.

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

       --bootloader-id=ID
	      the ID of	bootloader. This option	is only	available on  EFI  and
	      Macs.

       --core-compress=xz|none|auto
	      choose the compression to	use for	core image

       --disk-module=MODULE
	      disk  module  to	use  (biosdisk or native). This	option is only
	      available	on BIOS	target.

       --efi-directory=DIR
	      use DIR as the EFI System	Partition root.

       --force
	      install even if problems are detected

       --force-file-id
	      use identifier file even if UUID is available

       --label-bgcolor=COLOR
	      use COLOR	for label background

       --label-color=COLOR
	      use COLOR	for label

       --label-font=FILE
	      use FILE as font for label

       --macppc-directory=DIR use DIR for PPC MAC install.

       --no-bootsector
	      do not install bootsector

       --no-nvram
	      don't update the `boot-device'/`Boot*' NVRAM variables. This op-
	      tion is only available on	EFI and	IEEE1275 targets.

       --no-rs-codes
	      Do  not  apply  any  reed-solomon	codes when embedding core.img.
	      This option is only available on x86 BIOS	targets.

       --product-version=STRING
	      use STRING as product version

       --recheck
	      delete device map	if it already exists

       --removable
	      the installation device is removable. This option	is only	avail-
	      able on EFI.

       -s, --skip-fs-probe
	      do not probe for filesystems in DEVICE

       --target=TARGET
	      install  GRUB  for  TARGET platform [default=i386-pc]; available
	      targets: arm-efi,	arm-uboot, arm64-efi, i386-coreboot, i386-efi,
	      i386-ieee1275,  i386-multiboot,  i386-pc,	 i386-qemu,  i386-xen,
	      ia64-efi,	mips-arc, mips-qemu_mips, mipsel-arc, mipsel-loongson,
	      mipsel-qemu_mips,	      powerpc-ieee1275,	     sparc64-ieee1275,
	      x86_64-efi, x86_64-xen

       -?, --help
	      give this	help list

       --usage
	      give a short usage message

       -V, --version
	      print program version

       Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also	 mandatory  or
       optional	for any	corresponding short options.

       INSTALL_DEVICE  must  be	 system	 device	filename.  grub-install	copies
       GRUB images into	boot/grub.  On some platforms,	it  may	 also  install
       GRUB into the boot sector.

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

SEE ALSO
       grub-mkconfig(8), grub-mkimage(1), grub-mkrescue(1)

       The full	documentation for grub-install is maintained as	a Texinfo man-
       ual.  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.

grub-install (GRUB) 2.02~beta2	   July	2017		       GRUB-INSTALL(8)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | REPORTING BUGS | SEE ALSO

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