Help! luks & partitions
William John Murray
bill.murray at stfc.ac.uk
Mon Jun 15 13:17:35 UTC 2009
Well, I gave up. I installed F11 again on the new space and copied
the files over.
What a waste of time...
William John Murray wrote:
> Help please, I cannot boot...
> I had a messy setup with multiple partitions. I deleted one
> (/dev/sda6 I think) and gparted renumbered the ones after it, so now
> I have 1-8, with no missing hole.
> This kills my boot.
> I had a grub entry like:
> title Fedora
> root (hd0,6)
> kernel /vmlinuxXX root=/dev/mapper/luks-YYY rhgb quiet
> initrd /initrdXXX.img
> This does nothing; I editted the (hd0,6) into (hd0,5) and it simply
> asks for the luks password over and over.
> I can boot in with a rescue cd or live cd; the rescue cd creates the luks
> entry the same point in /dev/mapper, so I don't know what is wrong with
> my boot sequence.
> Is there a way to check where grub puts my luks?
> Or is there a way to get back my old partition numbering, inserting
> a new partition in between 2 existing ones in number?
> Or should I try to make a new grub.conf - how did f11 make the
> existing one anyway?
> Or some other solution?
> Thanks for any help!
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