[PlanetCCRMA] Grub help

David Slimp rock808@gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 08:33:01 2006

I don't know a whole lot about kernels, but which one
are you trying to boot into? ... or do you even get far
enough to select your choice?  -- If so... have you tried
both choices?   Do you have an SMP machine or not?


On 2/25/06, Oded Ben-Tal <oded@ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> So I managed to upgrade to FC3 the installation finished succesfully. But
> when I try to boot I get stuck at grub stage 2.
> I saw a post about possible problem with the partition tables, but that
> doesn't seem to be the problem (fdisk reports the same disk partitions as
> before I installed).
> Using knoppix I am able to access the HD and all seems to be fine.
> grub.conf seems to be ok:
> > less /boot/grub.conf
> # grub.conf generated by anaconda
> #
> # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this
> file
> # NOTICE:  You do not have a /boot partition.  This means that
> #          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.
> #          root (hd0,3)
> #          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda4
> #          initrd /boot/initrd-version.img
> #boot=/dev/hda
> default=1
> timeout=20
> splashimage=(hd0,3)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667smp)
>          root (hd0,3)
>          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667smp ro root=LABEL=/
>          initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.9-1.667smp.img
> title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667)
>          root (hd0,3)
>          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667 ro root=LABEL=/
>          initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.9-1.667.img
> title DOS
>          rootnoverify (hd0,0)
>          chainloader +1
> any help would be greatly appreciated.