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Re: grub very strange problems

On Thursday 23 June 2005 09:10, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Do, den 23.06.2005 schrieb Felipe Contreras um 17:29:
> > On 6/21/05, Felipe Contreras <felipe contreras gmail com> wrote:
> > > The problem I'm having right now is that grub starts in the shell, as
> > > if no grub.conf existed... but there it is... and it seems to be ok.
> >
> > I'm going to answer myself here. Since no one in #fedora nor
> > fedora-list answered or cared to suggest anything; I tried
> > #lfs-support, and thanks to jbit I found what the problem was.
> >
> > For some reason grub is not following symlinks on ReiserFS, I don't
> > know if it's a problem specific with the grub compiled in Fedora but
> > making /etc/grub.conf a normal file it worked fine.
> >
> > Felipe Contreras
> I wonder a bit as I always thought /etc/grub.conf exists only for
> convenience - better to be recognized as conf(iguration) file for grub.
> And that the real configuration used by grub is only
> /boot/grub/menu.lst, to which /etc/grub.conf on Fedora by default is a
> symlink.
> Alexander

Hi Alexander:  

When I do 'ls -ap /boot/grub' it indicates that @menu.lst is the symlink and 
grub.conf the original.  Am I misinterpreting this?


Tom Taylor
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