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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.8 Hates DOS partitions
On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 06:51:59PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> So, every time I install a new Linux version, GRUB writes something
> else there. Eventually it probably gets big enough to make the DOS D:
> partition go away, and soon DOS drive C: becomes unbootable. I can't
> find any other reason.
>
> The GRUB configuraton file on a pristine install does not
> seem to access /dev/sda, but it does...
>
> # grub.conf generated by anaconda
> splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> title Fedora Core (2.6.5-1.358)
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
> initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.5-1.358.img
> title Other
> rootnoverify (hd1,0)
> chainloader +1

Don't be confused by the absence of the letter s.
hd0 may well be sda in case you boot from SCSI.
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