Brendan Halpin wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 23 2010, gregwm wrote:
>>> well it boots into grub, so the mbr is working. looks like either the
>> specified kernel is missing, or mis-specified.
>> Thanks -- that put me in the right direction.
>> My latest understanding of what is going on is that grub.cfg is looking
> for /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-686 etc but vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-686 is actually
> in / not /boot at that point. If I go to the command line in grub, it
> looks like it has mounted the boot partition at root.
>> By manually editing grub.cfg I can get it to boot. However, grub.cfg is
> not meant to be editable: how should I configure this properly?
One cheat for this might be to, in the running system, mount /boot, then
place a symlink in /boot called "boot" linking to ".".
Describing this is a little goofy; basically the output from "ls -l
/boot" for this should look like:
$ ls -l /boot
lrwxrwxrwx root root 1 boot -> .
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