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Re: switching between lilo and grub

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: switching between lilo and grub
Date: 14 Oct 2003 22:16:07 +0200
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"Aaron P. Martinez" <address@hidden> writes:


> Next i used 'kernel /vmlinuz' and it recognized my kernel and then i
> typed 'boot' but it kernel panicked saying it couldn't mount root fs on
> 48:05.  I'm pretty lost and was under the impression that this would be
> quite easy.  I could leave the system as a lilo system, but i prefer the
> grub bootloader.  Can anyone offer some advice?

You need to tell the kernel the device name of the root device,
something like:

kernel /vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1

Perhaps you also have to load an initial ramdisk, that depends on the
GNU/Linux distribution you are using.


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