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Old 01-26-2006, 01:04 AM   #1
aneel
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Unhappy grub error 21


Hello Dear
i have install my distro on hdc2 on exsisting redhat,
but when configure our new partition's grub it does
not recogonize dive's partitions.

proceure is as follow
we chroot into our new distro
run grub
run root
at the level when we type root (hd0, it quits good but
when we press tab it says error 21: selected disk does
not exists.

other usefull details are


i have implement lfs 5.1 . The grub
version is 0.94. it generate map file as
(fd0) /dev/fd0

menu list file is

default=0
timeout=10
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.20-8)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20-8 ro root=LABEL=/
initrd /initrd-2.4.20-8.img


# The first entry is for LFS.
title COMNIX Version(1.0)
root (hd0,1)
kernel --no-mem-option /boot/lfskernel root=/dev/hdc2

this file we have chnge of redhat, not our lfs menu
list

the partition where lfs resides is hdc2.


please help me, i will be very thank ful to you.
 
Old 01-26-2006, 03:15 PM   #2
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i dont' understand how you have grub on hdc... but whatever.

here is my grub.. maybe it will help (it seems your root=/dev/.. is missing.

default 0
timeout 15
color cyan/blue white/blue
foreground ffffff
background 0639a1
#gfxmenu /boot/grub/boot.xpm.gz

title MAIN Debian Sarge - ver. ALL on hda7
root (hd0,6)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-1-386 root=/dev/hda7 ro noapic nomce noapci
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.12-1-386

title Windows at hda1
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1


[end of my: /boot/grub/menu.lst ]

good luck, lettuce know.

Last edited by halvy; 01-26-2006 at 03:16 PM.
 
Old 01-27-2006, 04:17 AM   #3
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Thanks halvy

our problem is solved. we donot have dev nodes.
by creating it our prob is solved
 
Old 01-27-2006, 06:14 AM   #4
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Wonderful!!!!
 
  


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