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Old 08-04-2005, 08:16 AM   #1
satimis
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Error 21: Selected disk does not exist


Hi folks,

LFS 6,1
FC3 Host

Encountered another problem on the same section.
8.4. Making the LFS System Bootable
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...er08/grub.html

.... run the grub shell

root:/sources/linux-2.6.11.12# grub
Code:
grub> root (hd0,5)
Error 21: Selected disk does not exist
Tried only typing;
grub> root (hd

and pressed <Tab>. Nothing popup.


root:/sources# cat /etc/fstab
Code:
# Begin /etc/fstab

# file system  mount-point  type   options              dump  fsck
#                                                             order

/dev/hda6      /            ext3   defaults             1     1
/dev/hda3      swap         swap   pri=1                0     0
proc           /proc        proc   defaults             0     0
sysfs          /sys         sysfs  defaults             0     0
devpts         /dev/pts     devpts gid=4,mode=620       0     0
shm            /dev/shm     tmpfs  defaults             0     0
/dev/fd0       /mnt/floppy  auto   noauto,owner,kudzu   0     0
# End /etc/fstab

As FC3 Host

[root@localhost ~]# fdisk -l /dev/hda
Code:
Disk /dev/hda: 40.0 GB, 40020664320 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4865 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *           1          13      104391   83  Linux
/dev/hda2              14        2563    20482875   83  Linux
/dev/hda3            2564        2690     1020127+  82  Linux swap
/dev/hda4            2691        4865    17470687+   5  Extended
/dev/hda5            2691        3907     9775521   83  Linux
/dev/hda6            3908        4637     5863693+  83  Linux
/dev/hda7            4638        4865     1831378+  83  Linux
[root@localhost ~]# df -hT
Code:
Filesystem    Type    Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2     ext3     20G  9.2G  9.2G  51% /
/dev/hda1     ext3     99M   12M   83M  12% /boot
none         tmpfs    125M     0  125M   0% /dev/shm
/dev/hda5     ext3    9.2G  1.7G  7.1G  20% /home
/dev/hda6     ext3    5.6G  2.4G  2.9G  45% /mnt/lfs
Please advise. TIA

B.R.
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Old 08-04-2005, 10:46 AM   #2
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Sorry, inaccurate statement.
 
Old 08-04-2005, 02:35 PM   #3
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Try running /sbin/udevstart in your chroot environment.
 
  


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