Jim Cornette wrote:
I found this via google for Gentoo. I am not sure if it will work but
fits your description of cryptic entries.
grub> device (hd0,0) /dev/mapper/nvidia_abiccada1
grub> device (hd0) /dev/mapper/nvidia_abiccada
grub> root (hd0,0)
Filesystem is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
grub> setup (hd0)
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists... yes
Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd0)"... 16 sectors are embedded.
Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) (hd0)1+16 p
Thanks for the hint, but 'device' is an unknown command in grub 0.97. It
is also not listed under help. Using 'root' returns
(hd0,1): Filesystem is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
Submitting 'setup (hd0) claims all is fine and dandy, but a reboot gets
me back to where I started. Also, 'quit' is an unknown command as well.
I guess my luck ran out. Do I really have to cede the field to XP? I am
in no way badmouthing Linux or Fedora, but this isn't any freaky
hardware. SATA FakeRAIDs are out in the field en masse since at least
OK, being a bit more constructive here....is there any additional
information I could deliver that might get me closer to a fix?