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I finally got grub to work properly. I installed Redhat again just to see what the grub.conf looked like, and sure enough /dev/sda1 is seen as (hd0,0) even though there ...
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- 07-14-2006 #21
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- Jul 2006
I finally got grub to work properly. I installed Redhat again just to see what the grub.conf looked like, and sure enough /dev/sda1 is seen as (hd0,0) even though there is an ide hard drive installed. What was most confusing to me was the output from grub after running grub-install. For anyone with a similar problem, I'd definitely reccomend trying (hd0,0) in grub.conf. I believe the real problem is that the IDE hard drive is a slave on the secondary channel which would put the SATA drive as the first drive grub sees?
livecd / # grub-install /dev/sda Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time. Installation finished. No error reported. This is the contents of the device map /boot/grub/device.map. Check if this is correct or not. If any of the lines is incorrect, fix it and re-run the script `grub-install'. (fd0) /dev/fd0 (hd0) /dev/hdb (hd1) /dev/sda
- 07-14-2006 #22