Re: GRUB troubles with Re: Distinguishing SATA disks
On Sun, 01 Mar 2009 05:40:40 -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Hendrik Boom wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Feb 2009 17:02:18 +0100, Frederik Kriewitz wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Hendrik Boom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> Fun. Lost of symlinks. Can I use these to identify the drives to be
>>>> used in RAID pairs or for LLVM?
>> Well, that worked. And /etc/fstab is happy with
>> /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3750640AS-5QD4Z81L-part1 /bottom ext3
>> defaults,auto,rw,nodev 0 0
>> but /boot/menu/grub is not happy with
>> title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.18-6-amd64 (new) root
>> /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3750640AS-5QD4Z81L-part1 kernel
>> root=/dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3750640AS-5QD4Z81L-part1 ro initrd
>> Evidently, grub wants a different notation. The manual grup manual
>> provides hd and fd notation, but the drives are sd, and, again, how
>> would grub know which is which?
> Grub2 or Grub legacy?
The manual at http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/html_node/index.html,
which has the title GNU GRUB Manual 0.97
Am I looking in the wrong place?
The grub package installed on my system (Debian etch, due to be upgraded
soon) is called grub, version 0.97-27etch1.
So I'd guess I'm using grub-legacy, though it's not called that, instead
of grub2, which isn't available (but might be after I upgrade).