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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
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5<guide link="/doc/en/grub-error-guide.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/grub-error-guide.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Grub Error Collection</title> 6<title>Gentoo Grub Error Collection</title>
7 7
8<author title="Thread Reviewer">Hartwig Brandl</author> 8<author title="Thread Reviewer">Hartwig Brandl</author>
17The objective of this error collection is to list the GRUB problems and errors 17The objective of this error collection is to list the GRUB problems and errors
18people can be facing. All these solutions have been acquired through the 18people can be facing. All these solutions have been acquired through the
19cooperation of many users of the Gentoo Forums. 19cooperation of many users of the Gentoo Forums.
20</abstract> 20</abstract>
21 21
22<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
23<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
22<license/> 24<license/>
23 25
24<version>1.6</version> 26<version>1.7</version>
25<date>2005-04-17</date> 27<date>2005-12-15</date>
26 28
27<chapter> 29<chapter>
28<title>Starting notes</title> 30<title>Starting notes</title>
29 31
30<section> 32<section>
198Frequently, the error notes a missing kernel image file. Make sure that 200Frequently, the error notes a missing kernel image file. Make sure that
199the file it is referring to exists on your boot partition. 201the file it is referring to exists on your boot partition.
200</p> 202</p>
201 203
202<p> 204<p>
203To find out the exact name of your kernel, boot from the installation cd and 205To find out the exact name of your kernel, boot from the installation cd, mount
204mount the boot partition (if applicable) or your root partition. Then do a 206your root and (if applicable) boot partition. Next, chroot into your Gentoo
205listing of the available files to see what kernel images you have available: 207system and do a listing of the available files to see what kernel images you
208have available:
206</p> 209</p>
207 210
208<pre caption="Verifying kernel image existance"> 211<pre caption="Verifying kernel image existance">
209# <i>cd /boot</i> 212# <i>cd /boot</i>
210# <i>ls</i> 213# <i>ls</i>
217</p> 220</p>
218 221
219<pre caption="Recompile the kernel"> 222<pre caption="Recompile the kernel">
220# <i>cd /usr/src/linux/</i> 223# <i>cd /usr/src/linux/</i>
221# <i>make menuconfig</i> 224# <i>make menuconfig</i>
225# <i>make</i>
222</pre> 226</pre>
223 227
224<p> 228<p>
225And that you copied it to your boot partition: 229And that you copied it to your boot partition:
226</p> 230</p>
227 231
228<pre caption="Copying the kernel"> 232<pre caption="Copying the kernel">
229<comment>(Assuming the boot partition is mounted at /mnt/gentoo/boot)</comment>
230# <i>cp /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /mnt/gentoo/boot</i> 233# <i>cp /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot</i>
231</pre> 234</pre>
232 235
233<p> 236<p>
234Verify that the name of the kernel is exactly the same as the one mentioned in 237Verify that the name of the kernel is exactly the same as the one mentioned in
235your <path>grub.conf</path> file. Also make sure that the <c>kernel</c> line in 238your <path>grub.conf</path> file. Also make sure that the <c>kernel</c> line in

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