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Re: [opensuse] LILO/Grub Problem
  • From: Bob S <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 17:19:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <200702041719.53758.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 04 February 2007 02:00, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 2007-02-03 18:31, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> > Bob S wrote:
> >> On Saturday 03 February 2007 02:27, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> >>> Add this to this file.
> >>>
> >>> ### Added 10.0 Boot ###
> >>> title openSUSE 10.0
> >>> root (hd1,2)
> >>> kernel (hd1,0)/vmlinuz root=/dev/hdb3 vga=0x31a resume=/dev/hdb2
> >>> splash=silent showopts initrd (hd1,0)/initrd
> >
> > Sorry, watch the wrapping. Perhaps some explanation of the above will
> > help. [Note, i changed a few items above from original try]. root is
> > for grub to find the root of the OS (I originally thought it needed to
> > be the boot partition). I forgot since I have not had a separate boot
> > for some years. Kernel like is to load the kernel image. Here I added
>
> "Root" in grub most certainly is the location of the kernel, ie. of
> /boot. I assume the (hd1,0) is correct. Using that method to specify the
> kernel and initrd locations, the "root" command is quite unnecessary.
>
Ummmm...Don't quite understand what you are saying. Would you please explain
more? Thanks

Bob S
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