Installer Issues via Installer -- Not for global upgrades or upgrading individual packages -- ONLY ISSUES WITH INSTALLATION OF THE OS -- Can't get Sabayon installed, than post here, otherwise use correct forums
- Baby Hen
- Posts: 6
- Joined: Wed Jul 25, 2007 0:07
Here's the problem: I have sda, which has Windows XP on it and sdb, which has Sabayon installed on it. I installed GRUB to the MBR on sdb and switched the driver order in the BIOS. I've never had a problem making this work before, but I can't seem to boot to Windows now. Here's the menu.lst that Sabayon generated at installation time:
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# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,0)
# kernel /kernel-genkernel real_root=UUID=f5cba4d6-54bb-42a6-b341-6bf64fc9b4dd
# initrd /initramfs-genkernel
title Sabayon Linux x86-64 3.4 Mini Edition
kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86_64-2.6.22-sabayon dolvm2 root=/dev/ram0 ramdisk=8192 real_root=UUID=f5cba4d6-54bb-42a6-b341-6bf64fc9b4dd quiet init=/linuxrc splash=silent,theme:sabayon vga=791 CONSOLE=/dev/tty1 pci=nomsi
title Windows x86_64
One thing I don't understand is that GRUB refers to my Linux drive as hd0. I thought GRUB always referred to drives in the same order, irrespective of their order in the BIOS. Any help would be appreciated.
- Growing Hen
- Posts: 163
- Joined: Fri Mar 23, 2007 20:08
- Location: Shelton, WA
Why did you switch the drive order in the BIOS? That just makes Grub get confused.
Post your 'fdisk -l' output so we have a reference, kinda hard to work in the blind.
Also, it'd be nice to know what the actual error is.