grub2: error: fiel not found

Simon Geard delgarde at
Fri Mar 26 01:34:40 PDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-03-25 at 20:04 +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On 25 March 2010 20:00, Mike McCarty <Mike.McCarty at> wrote:
> >
> > A nit, but nits are important in this context, shouldn't that be
> > /dev/sda16 ? Or did I miss something?
> >
>  No, this is grub2 - on x86, disks still start at zero, but dos partitions
> have their "real" number (1-4 for primary, 5+ for extended) so (hd0,15)
> is indeed sda15.

Yeah... because having them inconsistent is less confusing than having
them both start at zero?

You say *dos* partitions - does grub2 behave differently for other types
of partition table?

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