5.2 x64 - grub issues

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5.2 x64 - grub issues

Postby rashan » Fri May 07, 2010 21:34

I seem to be having a problem similar to this guy, but I am having problems with the solution.

I have a fresh install of Sabayon 5.2 x64, then did a full update via Sulfur (bringing me up to grub 1.98, I assume). When I reboot, I get the "splash daemon error 256" and the boot splash is missing.

I have two drives, sda and sdb - grub is installed on sda/ - I also have a WindowsXP install on sda, and Sabayon is on sdb/ - the installer partitioned things and created a /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 as well, and I'm not sure where that fits into the picture...

I edit grub.cfg as described in the thread posted above, and then run 'grub2-install /dev/sda', then 'grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg'

When I reboot, I see the splash screen, but I only have the entry for WindowsXP...

I'm not sure how to fix this, so I just reinstall Sabayon from the disk - I've tried to fix this a couple times now, with the same result...

Any ideas what I'm missing?
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Re: 5.2 x64 - grub issues

Postby wolfden » Fri May 07, 2010 23:50

try adding the Sabayon entry?
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Re: 5.2 x64 - grub issues

Postby rashan » Sat May 08, 2010 0:17

I'm not entirely certain how to do that... ;) I'll see what I can google.

It's strange that the 5.2 installer handles Grub just fine, but the first update I do kills grub. :?
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Re: 5.2 x64 - grub issues

Postby Sisko43 » Sat May 08, 2010 12:19

Are you using a "/boot"-partition for sabayon? If so make sure when you are logged in to sabayon and doing your grub2-commands, the boot-partition is mounted otherwise errors occur.
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