Re: GRUB problem
On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 19:54:51 +1200
cr <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Errrm, *I* didn't produce that line
> kernel /vmlinuz-2.2.20-idepci root=/dev/hda1 ro
> - grub-install did.
> In fact, if I read GRUB terminology aright, it's looking for
> Or, as Linux sees it, /dev/hda/vmlinuz-2.2.20-idepci
> aka /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.20-idepci.
> And it's there, and also in
> (because I copied it there just to make sure).
In the kernel line of menu.lst (or at the grub command prompt), /<something>
means something in the root directory of the filesystem, not in /boot. If
you want the latter, specify it either as /boot/<something> or as
Since I can't see your system I've given up on figuring out what's wrong
Perhaps one way to fix it would be to purge and reinstall grub:
dpkg -P grub
<delete any remnants of grub you find in the filesystem>
apt-get install grub
I've resorted to that in the past when I couldn't get grub to work. I had a
different problem that I never did figure out, but I finally fixed.