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Old 06-20-2005, 08:45 PM   #1
rblythe
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Fwd: Error 23: Error while parsing number


I am trying to set up grub to boot from /dev/sda1

After copying LFS from /dev/hda4 to /dev/sda1 I realized I need to compile
SCSI support into the kernel. After successfully (no errors) doing that, I
wanted to set up grub to allow me to boot from /dev/hda1 (Mepis), /dev/hda4
(first LFS build) or /dev/sda1 (copy of 1st LFS build).

I chrooted into the environment before compiling the kernel
compiled the new kernel on /dev/sda1
followed all the steps in LFS 6.0 (make menuconfig, make, make
modules_install) then moved on to the grub setup. After typing grub I did
the following at the grub> prompt:
root (sda0,0)

and the system returned:

Error 23: Error while parsing number. My questions are:

1) Is there a place that I can find out what this error code (and others)
mean so I can try to figure things out before asking everyone?

2) Is there something special about SCSI hard drives I should know in order
to boot from them? (I did compile everything into the kernel that mentioned
SCSI)

3) How do I fix this?

Thanks
 
Old 06-21-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
kjordan
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I believe it would just be
root (sd0,0) since 0 is a in grub talk.
 
Old 06-22-2005, 09:43 PM   #3
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grub does not speak 'sd0, sd1', etc.

Instead it sees hard drives as hd0, hd1, etc.

In my case, my SCSI hard drive is hd1 because my machine has 1 IDE drive (primary) and 1 SCSI drive (secondary).

If the SCSI drive was the only drive, grub would treat it as hd0.

Just thought anyone who boots from a SCSI would like to know.
 
  


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