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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

Le April 5, 2009 06:59:43 pm Frans Pop, vous avez écrit :
> tags 519508 pending
> thanks
> 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.
I see the path suggested in 4.4, but nothing about the partition. I'd suggest

The procedure for GRUB is quite similar. Locate your menu.lst in the /boot/grub/ directory (sometimes in the /boot/boot/grub/), add an entry for the installer and reboot. The entry can be defined by the following lines if the installer is in /boot/newinstall/ on the first partition of the first hard drive: 

> > 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.
> Cheers,

Thanks much.


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