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Re: Grub is hard to make work

On 26/09/2007, Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com> wrote:
>     I thought I had been successful in moving my /boot to another
> partition but learned it is grub that is not working right. First it
> doesn't find the color  and second it can't find the kernel. Here is
> what grub.conf looks like now:
>  [root k5di grub]# more grub.conf

> splashimage=(hd0,5)grub/splash.xpm.gz

Here is a '/' missing before "grub". Or does it really work without it?

> title Fedora (
>         root (hd0,5)
>         kernel vmlinuz- ro root=/dev/sda5
>         initrd initrd-
> This does not find the image or boot the kernel. What have I done wrong?
> In the VERY Poor info grub it appears the want a / in front of the
> kernel and initrd. But for the setup I have that is wrong.

The info isn't wrong. If (hd0,5) = /dev/sda6 really is your /boot
partition, the vmlinuz and initrd files on it are
/vmlinuz- and /initrd- respectively.
And yes, I do have setups with separate /boot partitions, too.

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