Re: grub can't find new F12 install

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sean darcy wrote:
> I have an old F9 production remote server. I put in a new hard disk - 
> sdb - and installed F12.
> I want to be able to boot from sda to both my old trusted F9 and the new 
> F12.
> But now booting to F12 fails, can't find the files.
> sdb is partitioned with ext3 for /boot - sdb1 and the rest is LVM for /. 
> All done by anaconda on the install.
> When I boot to F9, I can mount sdb1 and see the grub folder. But if I 
> got to grub, find fails to see the grub folder on sdb1:
> grub> find /grub/
> find /grub/
>   (hd0,0)
> But, weirdly, if I cp to the top folder on sdb1, grub does 
> see it:
>   grub> find /
> find /
>   (hd1,0)
> Grub gets the geometry right:
> geometry (hd1)
> drive 0x81: C/H/S = 9726/255/63, The number of sectors = 156250000, /dev/sdb
>     Partition num: 0,  Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
>     Partition num: 1,  Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x8e
> I've fsck'd sdb1.
> Any help appreciated. I'm clueless.
> sean

Take a look at your grub config file on your boot disk, which I assume 
is sda1. The entry for F12 has to point to sdb1 for the F12 files. Grub 
nows nothing about the config files on the non-boot drive. It has to 
find all it needs to know on the boot drive.

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