grub problem

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Nov 25 08:53:12 PST 2009

Ken Moffat wrote:

>  Earlier, I think you said you were using vmware ?
> This is probably the key to the problem - I'm guessing
> it needs a specific disk driver, and perhaps that is
> not part of the linux kernel (because vmware is a
> proprietary product).  Maybe there is a vmware
> support list or forum where you can ask for help ?

I did a vmware build a while ago (looks like 2 years ago) -- LFS 6.3.  I 
didn't have any problems there.  I don't recall anything special, but 
all the IDE configs are on and also CONFIG_SCSI_BUSLOGIC.  The cdrom is 
/dev/hdc and I had configured it for two drives so I have sda and sdb.

   -- Bruce

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