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Re: Experiencing the Grub Error 17



On 22/10/2007, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
> Inside the grub prompt, I
> run, as suggested, the command 'find /grub/grub.conf' and I get
> (h0,1). Then I run
>
> configfile /grub/grub.conf
>
> and I get the correct dialog panel to choose the kernel to boot, and
> it goes though until a kernel panic emerges. My grub.conf file is now:
>
> # more /mnt/sdc2/grub/grub.conf
> default=0
> timeout=5
> splashimage=(hd0,1)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> hiddenmenu
> title Fedora (2.6.22.9-91.fc7)
>         root (hd2,1)
>         kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.22.9-91.fc7 ro root=/dev/sdc2 rhgb
>         initrd /initrd-2.6.22.9-91.fc7.img
> title Fedora (2.6.22.7-85.fc7)
>         root (hd2,1)
>         kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.22.7-85.fc7 ro root=/dev/sdc2 rhgb
>         initrd /initrd-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.img
>
> where should I insert
>
> map (hd0) (hd2)
> map (hd2) (hd0)

after each of the "title" lines.

> and what should I do to avoid the kernel panic? I suspect that
> something is wrong with 'root=/dev/sdc2'.

This root= is a Linux kernel parameter and must point to your system's
root partition, which is LVM (on sdc3). It is not sdc2, which is only
your /boot partition.


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