I can't boot my Sata drive (with lfs installed on it)
cogman at dcdi.net
Tue Nov 9 05:13:50 PST 2004
I cant figure this one out so hopefully you guys can help (the original
messages where posted at
). Heres my problem.
" I have a sata hd and an IDE hd. The IDE currently has NTFS and windows
XP. The sata is using Reiser and a LFS system. My problem is I cant boot
up with grub. I have tried just about everything I can think of so I am
coming here for help.
Currently my menu.lst looks like this (this is from memory as I'm typing
in WinXP right now)
kernel /boot/lfskernel-126.96.36.199 root=/dev/hdg1 hdg=ide-scsi
This does not work, I have tried booting to the SATA drive (which has
grub installed on its boot sector) and I cant get it or windows xp to go.
my current device setting is this.
IDE0 Master=CDRW DVD drive
IDE0 Slave=52x CDrom
IDE1 Master=80gig Maxator HD
SATA1=Hiachi 80gig drive.
(note that it is SATA1 and not SATA0, this was due to some earlier
I have an Asus A8V WiFi Deluxe board (socket 939) with Bios version 1003
After I reboot ill report the error I'm getting. LFS was installed using
Knoppix v3.6 with kernel v2.6
Also I'm using Grub v0.95 )"
The error I'm getting is this
"root (hd0, 0)
Error 11: Unreconized Device string"
And just so you know, it is the same with root (hd1, 0)"
Both the Sata and the Windows XP drive have a boot loader on them, when
booting windows XP from the PATA drive it hangs. Any suggestions?
(would I have more luck formating the drive to ext2/3 or XFS?) Also,
whether or not this helps, LFS was installed with Knoppix 3.6 (2.6.7
kernel) Knoppix detected the sata drive as hdg
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