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niceguy



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 8:22 pm    Post subject: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

Hi guys,
Am at the end stage of gentoo installation and after reboot I get the following

root (hda0,0)
filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
kernel /kernel-2.6.11-gentoo-r6 root=/dev/hda3
Error 15:file not found


my hda3 is ext3 and hda1 is ext2
I am not too sure how to proceed from here on. Please help guys.
thanks
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nelz
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 8:49 pm    Post subject: RE: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

The first line should be "root (hd0,0)".

Is the name of the kernel exactly correct? If you installed the kernel with "make install" as recommended in the magazine, it will be "vmlinuz" or "vmlinuz-2.6.11-gentoo-r6".
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:59 am    Post subject: RE: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

Is there any way I can get back into grub.conf without starting the whole process again. At the moment all I got after a reboot is the error message and a grub prompt.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2005 7:48 am    Post subject: RE: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

What do you mean "without starting the whole process again?" - do you mean without reinstalling from scratch? Use a boot disk. Either the system rescue of your distro or even tomsrtbt will access the boot partition just fine. Other than that, Grub also has a feature to edit it directly from the main grub menus.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2005 9:00 am    Post subject: RE: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

See the section in the magazine on restarting the installation. Boot fro the CD/DVD and chroot back into the Gentoo environment to make your changes.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2005 2:46 pm    Post subject: RE: grub problems!!! Reply with quote

thanks guys
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