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It still isn't working. I still get Error 8: The kernel must be loaded before boot. And this is just at a Grub prompt, there is no list of Operating ...
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- 07-16-2007 #11
It still isn't working. I still get Error 8: The kernel must be loaded before boot.
And this is just at a Grub prompt, there is no list of Operating Systems or anything.
- 07-17-2007 #12
as i mentioned earlier, i dont have much experience in LVMs.
kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86-2.6.20-sabayon-r3 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 quiet splash
- 09-02-2007 #13
Sorry to dig this thread up. But what if I didn't use LVMs, and just installed to 3 partitions (boot, root, home) and this is my GRUB config after doing that:Code:
# grub.conf generated by anaconda # # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file # NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. # root (hd0,0) # kernel /kernel-genkernel real_root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 # initrd /initramfs-genkernel #boot=/dev/sda1 default=0 timeout=6 splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz title Sabayon Linux x86 3.3 root (hd0,0) kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86-2.6.20-sabayon-r3 dolvm2 root=/dev/ram0 ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 quiet init=/linuxrc splash=silent,theme:sabayon vga=791 CONSOLE=/dev/tty1 dodmraid pci=nomsi resume2=swap:/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01 initrd /initramfs-genkernel-x86-2.6.20-sabayon-r3
- 09-02-2007 #14real_root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
- 09-02-2007 #15Code:
sabayonuser@sabayonx86 ~ $ fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80000000000 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9726 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 13 104391 83 Linux /dev/sda2 14 1288 10241437+ 83 Linux /dev/sda3 1289 1419 1052257+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris /dev/sda4 1420 9726 66725977+ 5 Extended /dev/sda5 1420 9726 66725946 83 Linux
- 09-03-2007 #16
I tried editing grub.conf using the sample.conf as a guide but it didn't seem to work. I may have messed up with the kernel or something..
- 09-03-2007 #17
kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86-2.6.20-sabayon-r3 root=/dev/sda2 quiet vga=791 dodmraid pci=nomsi resume2=swap:/dev/sda3 initrd /initramfs-genkernel-x86-2.6.20-sabayon-r3
- 09-03-2007 #18
It still isn't working. I also just tried to re-install the bootloader (Sabayon live cd has an option for this) and that didn't work either.