Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "sigfrido V. Ortiz C." <sigfridov@×××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:02:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Core 2 Duo Processor by "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr."
Thanks a lot, I´ll try soon I have time, now I´m going to a business 
trip , so I´ll spend 2 week outside my home, then as soon I be back I 
will look for my real solution.
Thanks a lot again, my Windows Vista is Working  and it is enought to 
work mean while <i finish my gentoo installation.

bss03@××××××××××.net wrote:

>On Sunday 18 February 2007 20:31, sigfrido V. Ortiz C. wrote: > > >>I did, but something is wrong, I´ll comment soon. >>I can start with Windows Vista [32 bit edition], editing GRUB comand, it >>is because I wrote in my grub.conf (sda0.x) and changuing it to >>(hda0,x) the Windows vista run fine. >> >> > >Yeah, grub never uses sd* names, always hd* and always in the order >presented >by BIOS (as opposed to Linux, which presents them as they are discovered >through device probing with names dependent on the module/subsystem). > > > >>Gento can not run yet, nut as soon a have more time I will try it again. >> >> > >You can probably use grub TAB-completion to determine the correct (hd*) >setting. Generally, your boot partition will have a vmlinux or vmlinuz >file >on it. So, the workflow would go something like: > >GRUB> (hd<TAB> >0 1 >GRUB> (hd0,<TAB> >0 1 2 3 >GRUB> (hd0,0)/vm<TAB> >GRUB> (hd0,1)/vm<TAB> >GRUB> (hd0,2)/vm<TAB> >vmlinuz vmlinuz.old vmlinuz-gentoo-2.6.19-r2 vmlinuz-gentoo-2.6.18-r6 > >At this point you know your /boot partition is (hd0,2) in grub-speak. > >If don't have a dedicated /boot partition, and instead it's part of the / >filesystem you'll want to look for boot/vmlinux or boot/vmlinuz instead. >This may work even if you have a /boot parition, since some >ditros/administrator put a symbolic link "boot" to "." in /boot when it's >on >a partition by itself. > > >