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Old 8th January 2009, 03:42 AM
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I can booting into fc9 from Ubuntu 8.04 grub?

I have install Ubuntu 8.04 in my first sata disk, when i install i remove second sata disk ( this disk have FC 9 as os)

after succesfull install ubuntu 8.04 then i installed my second disk, and ubuntu detect like this

Code:
$ sudo fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x1e2cdc1a

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1               1         608     4883728+  82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda2   *         609        3647    24410767+  83  Linux
/dev/sda3            3648        9729    48853665   83  Linux

Disk /dev/sdb: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0ef00ef0

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1         243     1951866   82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sdb2             244        2675    19535040   83  Linux
/dev/sdb3            2676        6930    34178287+  83  Linux
/dev/sdb4            6931        9729    22482967+   5  Extended
/dev/sdb5            6931        9729    22482936   83  Linux
Fedora Core 9 is installed at /dev/sdb5,
i have change the menu.lst like this

Code:
title           Ubuntu 8.04, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
root            (hd0,1)
kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic root=UUID=50887d10-1498-421f-95b3-bf94b5202524 ro quiet splash
initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-generic
quiet

title Fedora (2.6.27.5-41.fc9.i686)
       root (hd1,4)
       kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27.5-41.fc9.i686 ro rhgb quiet
       initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.27.5-41.fc9.i686.img
when i select fedora core at grub menu, i got this error

Code:
Starting up
Red Hat nash version 6.0.52 starting
unable to access resume device (/dev/sda1)
mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3: No such file or directory
Setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory
Setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory
Setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory
Mount failed for selinuxfs on /selinux: No such file or directory
switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
how to fix this?

thxs
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Old 9th January 2009, 03:18 PM
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You need a "root=UUID=..." option in Fedora's kernel line, just like you have in the Ubuntu kernel line. Find the uuid of the fedora partition (using blkid) and add a root= option to the Fedora kernel line.
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