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Re: grub error on ubuntu stanza

From: Johan
Subject: Re: grub error on ubuntu stanza
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 19:50:20 +0200

On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 12:41 +0000, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Johan <address@hidden> writes:
> > Surprise .. installed mdk 10.1 CE copied over ubuntu stanza as usaual
> > but no ways error..
> > Error 1 : Filename must be either an absolute path or blocklist.
> > This is new to me.
> This means there is an error in your menu.lst.
> > It is an exact copy of the stanza on same drive same mbr only onother 
> > flavour of linux.
> >  It works all the time except in this case.
> I assume you changed some things so the menu.lst works with the new
> install.  I think you made an error there.
Don't think so.. mark ..copy..paste.

> > Please what does absolute path means.
> It means that a path has to start with the root of the drive.  For
> example:
> (hd0,4)/foo/bar
> Can you show the relevant part form your menu.lst?
> --
> Marco
Thanks for your response.
This is exactly how it looks in the ubuntu menu.lst. This is how it also
looks in mdk10.1 menu.lst...
While this exact stanza works fine in ubuntu it will not in mdk10.1.

## ## End Default Options ##

title           Ubuntu, kernel hda 7 & 8
root            (hd0,6)
kernel          /boot/vmlinuz- root=/dev/hda7 ro quiet splash
initrd          /boot/initrd.img-

title           Ubuntu, kernel (recovery mode)  hda 7 & 8
root            (hd0,6)
kernel          /boot/vmlinuz- root=/dev/hda7 ro single
initrd          /boot/initrd.img-


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