Re: First Boot
> --- Pankaj Kaushal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How my IDE drives look:
> ide 0: Master, Dedicated Harddrive housing Linux
> ide 0: Slave, CD-ROM
> ide 1: Master, CD-RW
> ide 1: Slave, Dedicated Harddrive for Hurd
The hurd disk is (hd1) for GRUB and hd4 for MACH.
> So I reboot.
> I figured out the disk/partition numbering and I am
> quite sure that I am trying to mount the correct
Well, seems, you got it wrong ... ;)
> GRUB comes up fine. I do:
> root=(hd1,0) // It seems that it just ignores
This one is right.
> // This returned no error, says it found the ex2fs
> kernel=/boot/gnumach.gz root=hd1s1 -s
This one is wrong, it should read:
kernel=/boot/gnumach.gz root=hd4s1 -s
> // This works too, said something about ELF code
> // no error after this line, I'm excited.
> boot // The system reboots.
> Now I am at a loss..... But I am going to try to use
> the big tarball method right now. Sniff.
It isn't the install method, try using the right device names.
Hey, I installed the HURD yesterday on a similar setup for the
first time. The install worked, but dselect blew my system, so
today is reinstall time! ;)
go HURD, go!
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