Error while making system bootable
admin at polerio.com
admin at polerio.com
Wed Feb 15 21:02:18 PST 2006
I can help you with that but first paste your output from cfdisk
so we will know what partitions you are using.
for the mean time i can give you some example, its better you read the grub
manual because its all there.
this is my cfdisk sample output
hda1 Primary Linux swap / Solaris 1003.49
hda2 Boot Primary Linux ext3 10001.95
this is my /boot/grub/menu.lst
# Begin /boot/grub/menu.lst
# By default boot the first menu entry.
# Allow 30 seconds before booting the default.
# Use prettier colors.
color green/black light-green/black
# The first entry is for LFS.
title LFS 6.1.1
kernel /boot/lfskernel-188.8.131.52 root=/dev/hda2
this is my /etc/fstab
# Begin /etc/fstab
# file system mount-point type options dump fsck
/dev/hda2 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda1 swap swap pri=1 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=4,mode=620 0 0
shm /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
# End /etc/fstab
this is my sample grub session
grub> root (hd0,1)
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
grub> setup (hd0)
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists... yes
Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd0)"... 16 sectors are embedded.
Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) (hd0)1+16 p
kshama shepal writes:
> Hi everyone!
> I m using LFS 6.0
> - I have reached to chapter 8. My kernel installation
> is complete. Now I m trying to make my lfs sys
> -For this when I run command root (hd0,2) on grub
> prompt it shows error msg specified device does not
> -Even when I use TAB for command completion, it does
> not list out my hard drive. (Shows only - fd0,cd)
> -When I try to mount any of the hard drive partition
> on chrooted environment it shows device does not
> exist.Nor does it lists any of the partition as
> output of fdisk l cmd.
> -at the same time, when I tried same commands on host
> sys,they run well.
> Like- root ( <TAB> detects hard drive.
> fdisk l shows all hard drive
> What the problem could be.
> Please help.
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