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Old 07-31-2011, 03:33 AM   #1
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GRUB root="/dev/sda1' does not exist. gentoo installation problem

i am installing gentoo in usb drive. and completed it without any error.

but root partition wont load. error is root="/dev/sda1" does not exist.
i have tried


the same error shows up.

thanks for any help

ps. i would have posted on gentoo forums. but i am waiting for activation mail.
Old 07-31-2011, 04:51 AM   #2
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Are you trying to boot from usb pendrive with root partition on /dev/sda1? In this case I'll choose to install my grub on /dev/sda during installation of gentoo instead of /dev/sda1.
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Also... remember that Grub numbers partitions from zero, not one...


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