Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Gavin <gavin.m.seddon@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 15:56:07
Message-Id: 000801c64391$b5ba4440$6401a8c0@thinkcentre
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub by Brett Johnson
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.
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From: "Brett Johnson" <brett@××××.com>
To: <gentoo-amd64@l.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? > -- > gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list >
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[gentoo-amd64] Re: /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
Re: [gentoo-amd64] /dev/hda1 won't mount from grub Brett Johnson <brett@××××.com>