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Re: VMware server cannot run on FC6



On 10/26/06, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
On 10/26/06, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
> > > $ pwd
> > > /mnt/fc6/boot
> > > $ dir grub*
> > > dir: grub*: No such file or directory
> > > $ cd grub
> > > bash: cd: grub: No such file or directory
> >
> > What does
> >
> > mount
> >
> > and
> >
> > ll /mnt/fc6/boot
> > ll /mnt/fc6/boot/grub
> >
> > say then?  Are we sure that what is mounted there is the partition that
> > would be used as /boot when coming up in FC6?
>
> OK, I undertand it now: the command
>
> mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/fc5/boot
>
> mounts a MS Windows partition that I have also on hda. So, how can I
> mount the boot directory of the Linux partition living on hda?

This may help:

# df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hde1             77808904  59674616  14118040  81% /
/dev/shm                517860         0    517860   0% /dev/shm
/dev/hdb6             71630968  56284304  15346664  79% /mandriva
/dev/hda1             25587024  13083520  12503504  52% /mnt/windows
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
                      87574760  59875360  23179056  73% /mnt/fc5
#

The problem is now isolated: the kernel was not installed by 'rpm -i
kernel*'. Now, how can I install it from outside? Through the rescue
mode?

Paul


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