[CentOS] grub issues on reinstall.

Fri Jan 11 21:11:04 UTC 2013
zGreenfelder <zgreenfelder at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 11:26 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> zGreenfelder wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> sorry for an immediate question after subscribing, but I've managed to
> Not a problem.
> <snip>
> What's in /boot/grub/device.map?

Thanks for a quick response, I wait till I could be home and in front
of the machine to be sure
device map has
(hd0)       /dev/sdi

running find /grub/grub.conf from the grub shell when the machine
tries to boot returns (hd0,0)
and /dev/sdi1 is where /boot mounts.

> Also, one thing you can try is, when the menu comes up, or it announces
> what it thinks it's going to boot, you can hit 'e' to get the menu, then
> 'e' again on that kernel, and you'll get the three lines - root, kernel
> and initrd, that you can edit in the grub shell. Now, that's pretty
> primitive, but it *does* have completion. Try editing the root= line, and
> remember that it calls *everything* <hdx), so try
> root (hd<tab) and see what it offers.

>        mark
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