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Re: Wrong prefix

From: Mathias Hällman
Subject: Re: Wrong prefix
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 19:52:47 +0100 does not get overwritten, no. And nothing changes when I edit it.
One thing I discovered when confirming this though, is that the
devices seem to jump around depending on what hdd I've selected to
boot from in bios.

grub-mkdevicemap takes my 4 sata's as (hd0-3) and my 1 ide as (hd4).
When I boot, the ide always seem to be (hd0), then the 4 sata's as
(hd1-4). (this is how I edited my
I've always wanted to boot from my ide (hd0), and then load linux from
the boot partition on my first sata. (hd1) Though now when I tried to
boot from some other sata instead, this one and my ide becomes (hd1)
and (hd0) in some order, making my first sata with the boot partition
appear at (hd2), also wrecking my grub.cfg..
I hope this didn't become too confusing.. Perhaps this info is of some
value though.

On Jan 21, 2008 7:04 PM, Marco Gerards <address@hidden> wrote:
> "Mathias Hällman" <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi,
> > I got the latest version of grub2 from the cvs repository, built it,
> > and installed it. Then I edited grub.cfg and ran grub-install
> > succesfully.
> > Now when I boot, the prefix is wrong. It is always set to
> > (hd0,6)/grub, while I want it to be set to (hd1,6)/grub.
> > I have also tried editing, but this doesn't help.
> > I've installed grub on the mbr of (hd0), and I have the boot partition
> > on (hd1,6). (hd0,6) does not exist.
> > Anyone know how to fix this?
> Does get overwritten after installing now?  If changing
> doesn't have any effect, it seems to be a bug to me.
> --
> Marco
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