Re: bootstrap: panic: ... invalid IO size
> According to the documentation, the first hard drive, no matter what
> else is in the system, is named hd0. The third partition (slice) on
> this device would be hd0s3.
> According to GRUB, there is no hd0s3. It does find hd1s3 to have the
> correct signatures, partition type and fs type. I suspect that the
> BIOS may be lying about the devices so that it can boot the SCSI
Not lying, grub maps the bios drives to hdn in the order the bios
tells it to.
> > > Is this a message printed when I refer to a non-existent device?
> > Looks like a good guess.
> Yet, I don't believe that that is what it means since I get a
> different error when I use a verifiably non-existent device spec such
> as sd5 or hd5.
Can I take a guess that the hdd is a slave? If so, try making it the
master and see what happens, then, check the bug-hurd archive from about
a month ago.
Neal H Walfield
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
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