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Bug#519508: installation-guide: Section 5.1.3 Booting from Linux Using LILO or GRUB assumes Linux is on hd0, 0

tags 519508 pending

On Friday 13 March 2009, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> In section 5.1.3, if using GRUB, the procedure says to add lines
> kernel (hd0,0)/boot/newinstall/vmlinuz
> initrd (hd0,0)/boot/newinstall/initrd.gz
> This will of course only work if the files were copied to
> (hd0,0)/boot/newinstall/.

Which is exactly what's suggested in section 4.4 to which 5.1.3 refers.

> BTW, I have no idea what "the value of ramdisk_size" refers to in "Note
> that the value of the ramdisk_size may need to be adjusted for the size
> of the initrd image." (just below).

Removed. That's a remnant from the 2.4 and early 2.6 kernel era.

> And another BTW, it would be more generic to talk about ISO images in
> the third paragraph, since the iso can also be a DVD image.

I've added a mention of DVD.


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