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Old 09-13-2004, 09:34 AM   #1
webwolf70
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error message on install


I have made it this far. I have used fdisk and created three paritions for cAos. /boot, /, /home. I have installed the core file system. Before this and after I tried to get Cinch to find my hardware. This is the message I get. /cinch/tmp/found_hw:No such file or directory.

No do I need to manualy create this? If so where should it go?


edit: I almost forgot. I installed grub and it booted fine. But it did not recognize Mandrake so I had to reinstall the bootloader through Mandrake. I looked for a menu.lst in the cAos boot parition but didn't find one. What lines do I add to grub in Mandrake for it to recoginze and boot cAos?


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Old 09-13-2004, 10:35 AM   #2
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the /cinch/tmp/found_hw error is because cinch didn't find any supported hardware. When you booted, was your network configured? Was there any network support in cinch?

Here is one of mine from another box:
Code:
title cAos: Community Linux 2.0 (2.6.8.1-18.caos)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.8.1-18.caos root=/dev/hda2
        initrd /initrd-2.6.8.1-18.caos.img
You will probably need to edit the root line to suite your needs, and you will also probably need to tell grub where the boot partition is with something like:
Code:
root (hd0,0)
but remember that you must edit that line to suite your needs. The first 0 represents the disk number -1, and the second 0 represents the partition number where /boot can be found -1.

Good luck!
 
  


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