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install Grub legacy or grub4dos to USB from Linux?

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I am trying to make a multiboot USB drive for system repairs, but I don't know how to install Grub to the thumb drive. The problem I am running into is that I am using Mint 12, which uses grub2 and I don't want to install grub 2. I want to install Grub legacy or grub4dos because I want to be able to manually edit my boot entries. Can someone explain how to install legacy grub to the thumb drive? I also can't find a DL for it anywhere besides the repo, but I don't want to DL from the repo cause I don't want stupid package manager to overwrite my current boot loader. Please Help.
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been awhile since I built anything like this, as a persistant installation was more of what I was after, but this worked rather nicely.

 

http://www.linux-magazine.com/content/view/full/47196

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