Booting problems

brown wrap gramos at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 12 12:18:30 PST 2010



> Did you read this in the book:
> 
> GRUB uses its own naming structure for drives and
> partitions in the
> form of (hdn,m), where n is the hard drive number and m is
> the
> partition number, both starting from zero. For example,
> partition hda1
> is (hd0,0) to GRUB and hdb3 is (hd1,2). In contrast to
> Linux, GRUB
> does not consider CD-ROM drives to be hard drives. For
> example, if
> using a CD on hdb and a second hard drive on hdc, that
> second hard
> drive would still be (hd1).

Yes, sorry I screwed that up. I had even ran the command:

grub-mkdevicemap --device-map=device.map

Which yielded:

(hd0)   /dev/sda
(hd1)   /dev/sdb
(hd2)   /dev/sdc
(hd3)   /dev/sdh


Thank you, I missed that.




      



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