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Old 06-03-2009, 09:50 AM   #1
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Grub - Slackware - openSuse


hi,
i use one of my labtop partition to test different Distros, last week i took openSuse what actually has installed grub! cause i use slackware since longtime, i have not to much experience with grub ( i have lilo on my slackware )!
so i have installed slackware on hda3 and openSuse on hda1! maybe i can not customize grub correctly, anyway every time slackware goes to Kernel Panic and asks for the correct root address, and lists for me the the partition's names!

i copy my grub menu.lst here. is there any problem in my grub list?


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# Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Mon Jun  1 17:38:21 CEST 2009
default 0
timeout 8
##YaST - generic_mbr
gfxmenu (hd0,0)/boot/message
##YaST - activate

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux###
title openSUSE 11.1 2.6.27.21-0.1
    root 
(hd0,0)
    
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27.21-0.1-pae root=/dev/disk/by-id/ata-TOSHIBA_MK6026GAX_85FW4037T-part1 resume=/dev/disk/by-id/ata-TOSHIBA_MK6026GAX_85FW4037T-part5 splash=silent showopts vga=0x314
    initrd 
/boot/initrd-2.6.27.21-0.1-pae

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: failsafe###
title Failsafe -- openSUSE 11.1 2.6.27.21-0.1
    root 
(hd0,0)
    
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27.21-0.1-pae root=/dev/disk/by-id/ata-TOSHIBA_MK6026GAX_85FW4037T-part1 showopts ide=nodma apm=off noresume nosmp maxcpus=0 edd=off powersaved=off nohz=off highres=off processor.max_cstate=1 x11failsafe vga=0x314
    initrd 
/boot/initrd-2.6.27.21-0.1-pae

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: floppy###
title Floppy
    rootnoverify 
(fd0)
    
chainloader +1

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: Slackware###
title Slackware
    root 
(hd0,2)
    
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-generic-2.6.27.7 root=/dev/hda3
    boot 
 
Old 06-03-2009, 10:05 AM   #2
ronlau9
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Not really a mistake .
What happens if you change root=UUID= finding the uuid use the command ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
or just call the menu.lst from slackware

title slackware
root(hd0,2)
configfile /boot/grub/menu.lst

Hope one of the two possible solutions work
 
Old 06-03-2009, 10:59 AM   #3
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If you slack partiton was formated with the slack installation disk, not all grubs will boot it. try this take the slack cd #1 run setup.
select the partition you installed to like during the installation but do not format. then tab down to configure, run lilo and install to root, do not install to mbr, you can skip the other configuration menus
when asked to change fstab select no. in you grub change you slack entry to the following
title Slackware
rootnoverify (hd0,2)
chainloader +1
boot
that should let you boot into you slack partiton and boot with lilo

Last edited by colorpurple21859; 06-03-2009 at 11:02 AM.
 
  


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