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Discuss Digest, Vol 11, Issue 5

What you have below is that root is on a hard disk attached as a slave on 
the primary IDE channel the second partition, (or /dev/hdb2). 
Note that hd1,0 is the first partition on the device. 
Beyond that I don't see anything strange. 
It also says that you have another OS (probably Windows) on the first drive.
On Friday 05 August 2005 4:38 pm, kirblam at wrote:

> When it boots (and there isn't any cd in the drive), it hangs right after
> it prints 'GRUB' to the screen. Doesn't allow any input. Doesn't print
> the menu to the screen. Doesn't get to the part that says 'Hit a key to
> go to the menu'
> grub.conf:
> [root at localhost grub]# more grub.conf
> # grub.conf generated by anaconda
> #
> # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this
> file # NOTICE:  You do not have a /boot partition.  This means that
> #          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.
> #          root (hd1,1)
> #          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hdb2
> #          initrd /boot/initrd-version.img
> #boot=/dev/hda
> default=0
> timeout=5
> splashimage=(hd1,1)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> hiddenmenu
> title Fedora Core (2.6.11-1.1369_FC4)
>         root (hd1,1)
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
>         initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.11-1.1369_FC4.img
> title Other
>         rootnoverify (hd0,0)
>         chainloader +1
> If there is a non-bootable cd, say Nirvana's Nevermind, in the drive, it
> boots like a champ.
> Thanks for any info/feedback.
> k
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