[WBEL-users] Grub install on an IDE Hard Disk
craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Aug 19 14:44:39 CDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 14:14 -0500, Erick Perez wrote:
> didnt work. i will use knopixx and try some other thing...
> On 8/18/05, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 11:24 -0500, Erick Perez wrote:
> > Hi, i have a Dell poweredge (very old) server that only
> boots from
> > SCSI hard disks. It uses WB3 respin 2.
> > Now I added an IDE disk and everytime I boot i only get a
> > command line. I think I have tried to reinstall the MBR
> > without success. It seems that my Dell system is trying to
> boot from
> > the IDEs first. I have no BIOS option to force boot from the
> > What is the procedure to move the bootloader to the IDE and
> then point
> > to my /dev/sda5 to boot?
> boot from WBEL CD
> 'linux rescue' # add to boot command when you boot cd
> chroot /mnt/sysimage
> grub-install /dev/hda
> Should be good to go
didn't work hardly is the type of report that invites clarification.
You might have to adjust the grub.conf because what used to be hd(0,x)
might very well be hd(1,x) etc.
I don't believe that booting a knoppix cd is gonna change anything
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