Another Weird problem - with grub
so, this new install completed yesterday (a very brave stage 3 with GRP packages), is doing weird stuff.
With the grub install 0.96-r1 when I boot the system it looks like it's starting normally, but instead of giving me a title etc, I just get a blinking cursor, and if I hit enter, it boots.
So today, after doing the usual emerge -uD world, it had installed the later kernel version 2.6.11-gentoo-r8 and the grub.conf now looks like this
and when I boot the system now, I still get the same thing, but if I hit enter, I get a really strange message about invalid video modes, If I either wait 10 seconds or hit enter again, it looks like it's starting to boot but then stops with the message
title=Gentoo Linux 2.6.11-r8
kernel /kernel-2.6.11-gentoo-r8 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/hda3 udev vga=0x317 splash=verbose
title=Gentoo Linux 2.6.11-r3
kernel /kernel-2.6.11-gentoo-r3 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/hda3 udev vga=0x317 splash=verbose
It's exactly the same partition as the earlier 2.6.11-gentoo-r3 kernel i.e. /dev/hda3
>>Block device /dev/hda3 is not a valid root device
>>The root block device is unspecified or not detected
Please specify a device to boot, or "Shell" for a shell.....
Can anyone explain what the hells going on here, and how do I correct it ?