[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta Dual Boot Problem
cap at nsc.liu.se
Thu Mar 15 19:35:46 UTC 2007
Seems the grub that centos-5 installed didn't quite manage to get your fc7t2
boot option right, see details inline below.
On Thursday 15 March 2007, Styma, Robert E (Robert) wrote:
> To test CentOS 5, I loaded from DVD adding it to
> a system at home running Fedora Core 7 T2.
> Partition Layout is:
> /dev/hda1 - / for the RH7T2 system
> /dev/hda2 - /home
> /dev/hda3 - swap
> /dev/hda4 - extended
> /dev/hda5 - / for CentOS 5
> The CentOS grub.conf on /dev/hda5 looks like:
> title FC7T2
> rootnoverify (hd0,0)
> chainloader +1
This piece of grub config is not right for your FC7T2 install. It assumes that
there is a 2nd boot-loader living on /dev/hda1 (hd0,0 in grub speak). Change
it to something more like (you'll have to find the exact names and paths
kernel /boot/vmlinux...fc7 ro root= ...
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