Incredible frustration at Grub/linux!
jzygmont-tEQKYFGiemxAYG7eUwYNkWD2FQJk+8+b at public.gmane.org
Mon Dec 22 20:51:21 UTC 2003
I do this all the time, just the other day in fact, with the drive you
gave me. I image drive to drive andthen grub just needs to get
reinstalled, then it should work. type:
then at the grub prompt type:
of course substituting 0,0 for your correct drive/partition.
On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, Madison Kelly wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been -trying- to setup a server with a '/' filesystem of
> 'reiserfs' for later use under LVM and some HA software but I have been
> absolutely unable to get past the starting gate and on top of feeling
> flat out stupid I am also getting terribly frustrated.
> I want to do one, little simple thing - make a backup of '/' to
> another drive/partition and then reboot using it. It seems that
> absolutely no matter what I do, what file I edit or what I try to force
> the system (Fedora Core 1) INSISTS on using the original '/' (in this
> case '/dev/sda1'). I don't what the heck I am doing wrong but I am about
> to blow a gasket. I have never been so fsck'ing mad at Linux before. Why
> is it so damn hard to mount a different '/' partition?!
> Anyway, I am using Grub because it is the only boot loader available
> on Fedora. I have tried reading the docs and am doing so again after
> sending this to see if I missed something simple...
> Bah, if nothing else this is a rant that may help me cool down enough
> to find my problem. Sorry for the noise.
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