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Re: How to change hd number in /boot/grub/grub.cfg

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: How to change hd number in /boot/grub/grub.cfg
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 11:10:58 +0200
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On 07/13/2010 04:13 AM, Norval Watson wrote:
>  Hi,
> I have a system with several bootable debian partitions on first SATA hard 
> drive 
> and data on second.
> i am running grub-pc v 1.98 on two partitions but legacy grub on a third.
> In grub2 /boot/grub/grub.cfg lists all my bootable partitions as hd1 when 
> they 
> should be hd0
> my /boot/grub/device.map looks like
> (hd0)    /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3320620AS_5QF4WWFK
> (hd1)    /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3320620AS_9QF49FLL
> (hd2)    /dev/disk/by-id/usb-Verbatim_Store_n_Go_Mini_fee76a83794000-0:0
> I have tried to fix this from a usb rescue image, trying
> dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc
> grub-install /dev/sda
> update-grub
> upgrade-from-grub-legacy
> but /boot/grub/grub.cfg still contains entries like 
> set root='(hd1,msdos2)'
> search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set d61ef63d-73ad-418d-93e1-5a7f6c1ce29b
It's no problem since UUID will override hd1,msdos2 part
> I don't have any custom entries in /etc/grub.d/... or in /etc/default/grub
> I had to rewrite the partition table with fdisk at some stage coz all the 
> bootable flags disappeared.
> Now I can boot if I edit the boot stanzas from the grub screen and change hd1 
> to 
> hd0.
> Any help appreciated!
> Thanks
> Norv
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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