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Re: debian-installer beta: booting from grub?

On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 12:01:45 -0500, 
Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote in message 
<[🔎] 20031208170145.GA14206@kitenet.net>:

> lloyd wrote:
> > i installed from the debian-installer beta to a spare partition on
> > my grub-based system.  i installed lilo on this parition as well.
> > 
> > in grub.conf i added the following stanza:
> > 
> >   title debian-installer test
> >     root (hd0,5)
> >     kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.22-1-386
> >     initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.4.22-1-386
> I'm not sure where lilo comes into this. It looks like you forgot the
> root= option to the kernel line, so the kernel does know know where
> your root filesystem is.

..fwiw, grub has 2 "root" concepts, above title stanza has the
bootloader and /boot placed in /dev/hda6, while / is un-known 
and _not_ defined.

> The debian-boot@lists.debian.org mailing list is a better list to send
> questions about the new debian installer.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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