what is the grub step?!
jcraig at Brocade.COM
Mon Jan 9 22:40:46 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 17:12 -0500, Michael Wiktowy wrote:
> On 1/9/06, jackc <jcraig at brocade.com> wrote:
> yes, i understand that, until each of the exits are done, the
> cd is still mounted.
> Dell 2200 ...
sorry, i should have said dell dimension 2200, its a desktop.
celeron cpu, 18gb of disk, etc.
i am taking another run at this, i will try this url and see if it
helps. i may have been on the right track earlier today,
but not taking disk 1 out before the following boot may have
i'll report the results, thx again,jackc...
> Is this a laptop that you are putting this on?
> If so, often the laptop BIOSes are flakey and not very standard for
> laptops so it looks like this might have a bug in it that is reporting
> the root filesystem device incorrectly. If you have a GRUB prompt,
> that means that the first stage of GRUB in on your harddrive but it
> can't find the second stage. You should be able to fix things up using
> the following GRUB documentation and might have to customize your map
> file if your BIOS gives grub-install some bogus info to build your map
> file from.
> See this link for more pointers:
> Not a step by step solution by any means but might give you some hints
> to get going.
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