menu.lst and fstab

stosss stosss at
Tue Nov 24 01:00:21 PST 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 3:17 AM, Jeremy Henty <onepoint at> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 08:24:53AM -0700, Trent Shea wrote:
>> It really depends on how you  build your kernel; hd* is still valid,
>> as far as I'm aware.
> That's  not my  experience.  My  /dev/hd* devices  disappeared  when I
> upgraded  2.6.27 to  2.6.28 and  I have  no /dev/sr*  or  new /dev/sd*
> devices.  Hence, no  access to my IDE drives or my  CD.  I Googled for
> answers but found nothing definite, just lots of faff with no details.

Try changing your /dev/hd# to /dev/sd# in grub (grub only
root=/dev/hd#) and fstab. Don't change it any where else. That is what
I did and it solved the problem. I don't have any scsi or SATA drives
on that box. I do have SATA drives on another box. I am using

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