On 4/4/12, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote: > On 04/04/2012 11:46 AM, Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote: >> just does not seem to be able to find the USB drives. e.g. commands >> like root (hd0,0) just says device not found. This is despite grub > > hd0,0 represents the bios device id, are you sure thats what your bios > thinks the usb disk is at ? I can't be sure which is part of the problem. Because when I read the grub documentation, it said that hitting tab at the prompt after typing the command will produce a list of possible devices/drives. However, in my case, nothing happens which seemingly implies grub could not find any device. I also did try manually doing (hd0,1), (hd1,0) but none of it seemed to be a "findable" device. For what it's worth, the installer did see them as sda and sdb. I also disabled the onboard SATA controller during my attempts in order to eliminate it from showing up as a possible device, since grub doc says the (hdx,x) number usually matches the order in which the devices were discovered.