Grub Issue Solved!

Allard Welter allard at quicknet.nl
Tue May 24 09:12:35 PDT 2005


On Tuesday 24 May 2005 17:38, Chakkaradeep C C wrote:
> hi all,
>
> i had posted previously regarding Grub Error,well what happend
> was,here it is,
>
> i have 2 hard disks
>
> primary hard disk ==> /dev/hda and has got 9 partitions
> secondary hard disk ==> /dev/hdb and has got 6 partitions
>
> ==> my LFS was built in /dev/hdb5 and in installed grub in hd1
> (/dev/hdb) ==> but when i edited my grub screen i saw my primary
> hard-disk was assigned hd1 (/dev/hda) and secondary hard-disk in
> which LFS is built (/dev/hdb) was assigned hd0.!!!
> ==> so i had to select the root selection as,
>
>                 root (hd0,4) instead of root (hd1,5) where root is in
> /dev/hdb5
>
> ==> but in the kernel parameter,i neednt had to change,it was,
>
>          kernel /boot/lfskernel-2.6.8.1 root=/dev/hdb5
>
> am confused a lot with this issue........how come suddenly hd0
> changed to hd1 and vice-versa and when it came in selecting root
> partition how it reversed back ??

What is the boot order of your hard drives in the bios? My guess would 
be that you are booting the slave drive before the primary

> anyway now my grub is working... :-)

Sometimes grub does seem a little un-intuitive.

> hope people understud my query....
>
> i would be happy if  some one could help.........



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