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Old 04-22-2010, 09:11 PM   #1
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Slackware tries to start Ubuntu in another disk


Hi, I've got a fresh Slackware 13 install in a sata disk. I am trying to backup data from another sata disk which has Ubuntu 9.04 (or 9.10, not quite sure).

Lilo starts, boots ok but for some strange reason it finishes trying to start gnome from Ubuntu, it even says that the "nvidia card is going to run with low config" and freezes there.

Fstab in Slackware is set with UUID values, bios and everything points to this disk, even inittab is set with runlevel 3... Why is this happening?? Any idea? Why Slackware mounts the second disk as root and grabs its fstab?

Thanks for your time!

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Old 04-22-2010, 09:42 PM   #2
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SOLVED: passed LILO

Linux root=/dev/sdb

And worked. Tried before to set the UUID in the lilo.conf but caused a kernel panic (probably because I'm not using an initrd). Still don't know why the BIOS is giving the Ubuntu disk ALWAYS sda... changed BIOS settings, boot options, nearly everything.

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