[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

no boot

From: robert
Subject: no boot
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 22:01:28 -0500
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20110414 Thunderbird/3.1.10

Ok. Here's the problem.

Running a debian-based o/s, in /etc/grub.d/40_custom (set to rwx-r_x-r_x)

I have this:
exec tail -n +3 $0
menuentry "Sysrescue" {
set root=(hd1,2)
linux /sysrcd/rescuecd subdir=sysrcd
initrd /sysrcd/initram.igz

$sudo update-grub

well and good. "Sysrescue" shows up in the grub boot menu

However, when I select that menu item, I get:
error: hd1,2 cannot get C/H/S values
error: you need to load the kernel first

but, when I  boot to a grub prompt and issue the following commands:
grub>set root(hd1,2)
grub>linux /sysrcd/rescuecd subdir=sysrcd
grub>initrd /sysrcd/initram.igz

everything goes swimmingly. machine boots to the requested o/s

any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]