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Bug#542193: debian-installer: May install Grub to wrong hard disk

On 2009-08-18 14:38 (+0300), Teemu Likonen wrote:

> But that's not all. Now trying to boot the first kernel from the Grub
> menu resulted in an another error. I can't actually remember the message
> but I know the cause of the error. Debian installer had put boot option
> "root (hd1,0)" but my /dev/sda is really "(hd0,0)" when BIOS is booting

Should read /dev/sda1 there, that is the partition to look for kernel etc.

> from that device. I edited the "root" boot option in Grub and got my
> system finally running. The first thing I did was to put "groot=(hd0,0)"
> in menu.lst and run update-grub.

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