[arch-releng] Grub and ext4, error 2
Jordy van Wolferen
jordz at archlinux.us
Mon Jan 26 19:14:11 EST 2009
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:16 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:00 PM, Jordy van Wolferen <jordz at archlinux.us>
> > 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>
> >> > 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
> >> > 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,
> >> 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.
> Can you try the exact same install with ext3 too? I want to know if
> this is a potential issue with our ext4 support.
I just tried doing the same ftp install with ext3 and I still got the same
error. Also the same error with a ext4 core install. So it must be something
from my side.
I tried to change the root setting in grub and the kernel root=/dev/sda1
parameter, instead of the UUID, but I still got the same problem.
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