Miguel Blanco wrote: >> This is strange. Do you remember the exact commands you had to give >> Grub to get it to boot on the 9400? Because it sounds like the USB >> drive is not being mapped as hd0 when booting from the USB drive on >> that machine. That would be a strange BIOS problem... > > Well, I wrote down in paper some of the differences with the John's document > and the relevant part was: > > grub> cat (hd0,2)/boot/grub/tester > (and it worked) > grub> kernel (hd0,2)/boot/vmlinuz-184.108.40.206-42.fc8 > grub> initrd (hd0,2)/boot/initrd_usb.gz > grub> boot > (and booted ok) > > and the current grub configuration, which seems to work (allways) on the D620 is > > timeout=10 > > title Fedora8initial > kernel (hd0,2)/boot/vmlinuz-220.127.116.11-42.fc8 > initrd (hd0,2)/boot/initrd_usb.gz > > title Fedora8-18.104.22.168-85.fc8 > kernel (hd0,2)/boot/vmlinuz-2.63.9-85.fc8 > initrd (hd0,2)/boot/initrd-22.214.171.124-85.img > > The partions in the usb disk are: > sda1 - NTFS > sda2 - swap > sda3 - Linux > > Regards, > Miguel. > That is about what I would expect on the USB drive. I am just surprised that it does not work on the 9400 when you boot from the USB drive. I would not expect it to work if you boot from a CD or the internal hard drive and chain to the USB drive without Grub doing some remapping first. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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