[arch-releng] Grub and ext4, error 2

Jordy van Wolferen jordz at archlinux.us
Mon Jan 26 18:00:17 EST 2009

On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 16:51 -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Jordy van Wolferen <jordz at archlinux.us> wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > I just tested 2009-01 beta 2 for x86_64. Used ext4 for my root
> > partition.
> > When booting I keep getting error code 2 from grub, I even removed my
> > 2nd harddisk, because I thought that was the problem. Is it possible
> > that because I used the ftp install, that not all necessary packages are
> > moved to core?
> >
> > That is the only thing that I can think of causing this problem, or
> > could it be a bug?
> > Can't be, the overlord eats them like candy right ;)
> >
> > Are there more people having problem with the ftp install and ext4?
> To be clear: this is not an error booting the ISO, but an error
> booting the installed system?
> Grub error #2: http://www.uruk.org/orig-grub/errors.html#stage1_5
> "The selected disk doesn't exist"
> I imagine this is ext4 related. You are using grub and not grub-gfx, correct?
> Gerhard, any insight here? I, myself, haven't installed an ext4
> system, so I am not sure about this.

Yes it's the new installed system, not the ISO. I first thought I my was
my second hard disk and grub messing something up, but after removing
that I got the same problem. I'm using the normal grub from core.

I'm going to try the core ISO to see if that works.

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