Re: debian-installer beta: booting from grub?
On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 12:01:45 -0500,
Joey Hess <email@example.com> wrote in message
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.