Re: Can't boot after upgrade to FC6

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[email protected] wrote:

> I noticed from reading the grub manual
> (http:\\www.gnu.org\software\grub\manual.htm#Features) that it does
> not list ext3 as one of the supported filesystem types.
> 
> Is this my problem or is the manual not up-to-date? If this is the
> problem how do I change the boot partition from ext3 to ext2 and how
> did my FC5 system boot?
> 
> The other thing that looks odd to me is that the partition table is
> msdos. Is this correct?

I don't think either of these is relevant;
most people will have all Linux partitions ext3,
and parted (print) normally says the partition table is msdos.

I would try running grub interactively;
type "c" when the grub prompt appears,
and then "root = (hd0,0)" or "root = (hd1,0)",
and see what grub reports.

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