grub.conf emptied, and now i get kernel panic?

Jeff Vian jvian10 at charter.net
Sat Aug 27 01:47:58 UTC 2005


On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 14:23 +0000, Kahn Seidl wrote:
> /dev/hda1               1        1912    15358108+   7  HPFS/NTFS
> /dev/hda2            1913        1925      104422+  83  Linux
> /dev/hda3   *        1926        3850    15462562+  83  Linux
> /dev/hda4            3851        7296    27679995    5  Extended
> /dev/hda5            3851        7296    27679963+  8e  Linux LVM
> 

this looks like /dev/hda2 should be /boot.
The line in grub.conf to access that for booting would be
   root (hd0,1)


Similarly with FC3 on whatever disk it is on.

> 
> 
> please note this is from a freshly installed fc4, not fc3.   I would like to 
> retrieve my fc3 back.
> 
> martin
> 
> >From: Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au>
> >Reply-To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> >To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> >Subject: Re: grub.conf emptied, and now i get kernel panic?
> >Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 21:05:13 +0930
> >
> >On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 10:25 +0000, Kahn Seidl wrote:
> >
> > > any other suggestions?  or did i do something and screw up big time?
> > > everybody else is telling me just to drop it and forget it, but I want 
> >to
> > > understand what I did so I dont do it again.
> >
> >Are your partitions actually labelled as you think they are?  Are you
> >accessing the right partitions.  Post the output from fdisk -l for us to
> >see (that's a lowercase L after the dash).  You'll need to be root.
> >
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