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Re: Grub Manual



On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:

>    For example look at this working grub.conf entry:
>
> Figure 3:
> title Fedora (2.6.22.9-91.fc7)
>        root (hd0,5)
>        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.22.9-91.fc7 ro root=/dev/sda5  quiet
>        initrd /initrd-2.6.22.9-91.fc7.img
>
> From our work above we are not interested in the title but we want
> to figure out what the root is. It says hd0,5 which means in words
> hard drive 1, partition 6 which can be also written /dev/sda6.
>
>    Notice kernel and initrd and see they are just written as, for
> example kernel /vmlinuz... This means the two files are in the root
> directory.

no, they're not.  but don't let that stop you from disseminating yet
more misinformation.  it's what you do best, karl.

rday
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