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From: "Gavin" <gavin.m.seddon@...>
Subject: Re: /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 15:54:12 -0000
hi,
sorry for my shallow q?  when it trys to boot it immediatley gives an error 
complaining it can't mount '/dev/hda1`.  I then goto'c' on grub and 'kernel 
bzimage' then 'boot' it boots.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brett Johnson" <brett@...>
To: <gentoo-amd64@g.o>
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub


> On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 03:11:26PM -0000, Gavin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I reinstalled and the boot partition wont mount.  It is reiser, boot flag 
>> set on hda1.   However, it boots from grub command line.  Can anyone 
>> help?
>> Gavin
>
> Can you expand on "won't mount"? Does the system boot and you just can't
> access /boot, or is the system hanging during boot complaining if can't
> find something?
>
> The boot flag isn't really used by grub. It's more for WinDos type boot
> loaders. When you setup grub, (grub-install or grub> setup (hd0) ) the
> required information is written to the boot sector so grub knows where
> to find the files to continue booting.
>
> If you have changed the partition layout (moved /boot from hda0 to hda1
> or something like that) or you have removed the boot symlink in /boot,
> you have to ru-run grub-install or setup for these changes to take
> effect.
>
> It sounds like grub in loading properly, but you may just have a
> configuration error in your /boot/grub/grub.conf (aka menu.lst). Do you
> change anything about to kernel command with the grub command line to
> get the system to boot?
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