Grub and ubuntu
k5di at zianet.com
Sun Mar 16 14:32:28 UTC 2008
Tony Arnold wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I just discovered a bad situation. Go back a few weeks when I used
>> dd to copy my ubuntu from /dev/hda2 to /dev/hda8 and I changed the root
>> calls in menu.lst so grub will boot the copied version on /dev/hda8. It
>> seemed to work.
>> But noticed when I used df that it said it was using /dev/hda2. I
>> wondered why df was wrong.
>> I learned yesterday that the grub call below was booting /dev/hda2
>> instead of /dev/hda8 as it is expected to.
>> title Ubuntu 7.10, kernel 2.6.22-14-generic
>> root (hd0,7)
>> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22-14-generic
>> 0-6dc976daf9ca ro quiet splash
>> initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-14-generic
>> For some reason this was booting /dev/hda2 which is a mystery to me.
> Did you fix up /etc/fstab to mount / from hda8 as well?
I do not know how to do that. Here is my /etc/fstab:
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
UUID=a9c1cb61-ddfd-44f6-88b0-6dc976daf9ca / ext3
UUID=7915f630-518c-425b-9fea-0ef07e50d0f9 none swap sw
UUID=7d8c37ed-b2ec-4008-a137-f24c6659c5ab none swap sw
/dev/hdb /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec 0 0
LABEL=f7-home /f7home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda9 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
I don't know how to change this:
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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