[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: About that "copying disks" thread and dd



On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 13:04 -0500, Paul Johnson wrote:
> grub is somewhat confusing because it uses the term root to refer both
> to the location of the boot partition as well as the root partition of
> the filesystem.

Think of chroots...  GRUB's "root" is where it starts out from.  There's
a root parameter for the kernel (it is *for* the kernel, it's not for
GRUB), and that is the system root.

-- 
[tim bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
2.6.22.4-65.fc7 i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
I read messages from the public lists.




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]