Re: Grub question?
You may also need to be careful with how much space there is between the
beginning of the disk and where your sda6 partition begins. Grub uses
the BIOS for some (all?) of its disk access functionality and so it has
the same limits on disk size that the BIOS has.
I had this problem, because it happens that the BIOS on my machine has
the worst case limit, 512 MB. I had a Linux partition beginning after a
2G other OS partition, and grub couldn't boot it. I had to make a
small, separate partition for /boot, in front of that other OS partition
(fortunately, I had a space set aside that I could divide in two to do
this), so it was within the range grub could work with, to get the
Lothar Braun wrote:
On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 12:11 -0400, Ishwar Rattan wrote:
I am thinking of installing debian on partition /dev/sda6
(on a SATA hard disk). Grub menu entry for root partition:
will/should it be (hd0,5) or (sd0,5)?
It is (hd0,5). Grub uses hd for all hard drives.