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Kold0
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:31 pm    Post subject: Boot Problem Reply with quote

I just about finished installation, of gentoo 2005.1 after i installed grub i restarted and got this error


determining root device .... !! the root block device is unspecified or not detected. please specify a device to boot, or "shell" for a shell

im currently using the genkernel and here is the

grub.conf
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default 0
timeout 30
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz

title=Gentoo Linux
root (hd0,0)
kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86-2.6.12-gentoo-r6 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_boot=/dev/hda3 udev video=vesafb-tng:1042x768-32@75
initrd /initramfs-genkernel-x86-2.6.12-gentoo-r6

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fstab
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http://genpaste.pengu.in/display/734
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kabage
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:04 pm    Post subject: typo Reply with quote

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kernel /kernel-genkernel-x86-2.6.12-gentoo-r6 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_boot=/dev/hda3 udev video=vesafb-tng:1042x768-32@75


That should be real_root not real_boot.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

-_- thank u i am so happy right now omg ive tried to install gentoo 6 times
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Installing Gentoo to Duplicate Threads.
Moved in favour of https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-155258.html
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