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Re: Desperate situation



On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 17:30 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 10 February 2006 17:12, Mike McCarty wrote:
> >
> > Tell you what, if you decide to toss the disc, how about mailing
> > it to me instead? I'll pay postage and throw in a few $$$ for
> > your time. :-)
> >
> :-)  I'm really hoping that I don't need to.  Meanwhile, I now have a 
> situation that leaves me utterly confused.
> 
> I've installed FC4 to the master drive.  All went well until the Reboot.  Then 
> it attempted to launch Mandriva - it reports a kernel panic because it can't 
> find init.
> 
> I was going to change that box onto FC4 within the next few days anyway, so I 
> don't want to recover Mandriva, only the data.  It appears that lilo is 
> suddenly working!
> 
> Question - why is it trying to boot from hdb, rather than hda, where FC4 is?  
> What can I do about it?
> 
Read my other post about jumpering master/slave/cable select.   Hdb may
be jumpered as master, and 2 devices jumpered as master cause much
confusion for the machine.

> Anne
> 


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