Grub Issue

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Wed Oct 15 08:11:25 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 21:11 +0000, g wrote:
> title Scientific Linux SL (2.6.18-92.1.10.el5)
>   root (hd0,1)
>   kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5 ro root=LABEL=/1 rhgb quiet
>   initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.img
> +++
> 
> in above;
>  'title'  = what is displayed in menu when shown
>  'root'   = root of system being booted

The first "root," root(hd0,0), is the root from where grub springs from,
the /boot partition, where the kernel files live, and usually has a
sub-directory for the grub files.

The second "root," root=LABEL... in the kernel line, is the system root,
which is / at the top of the directory tree.


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[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.26.5-45.fc9.i686

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