[K12OSN] ot: help with hosed /boot!!!

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Thu Jun 22 20:13:21 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 15:35 -0400, Peter Hartmann wrote:
> Thanks Les, I got working although I'm not exactly sure why it stopped
> working which is a little disconcerting.  This install used to have
> /dev/hda on the primary slave.  I just relpaced the motherboard with a
> completely different one recently and all seemed perfect until this
> recent problem. Since I changed the "/" /dev/hda drive to the master
> and corrected grub.conf and others it seem fine. I guess can't blame
> it for not wanting to be a slave. :)    Different bios = different
> device.map?

Normally a slave on the primary ide controller would be /dev/hdb but
grub will still call it hd0.  Moving it to the master position would
make it /dev/hda.  With scsi they are named in the order detected, but
IDE goes by controller/position.

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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