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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>6.1</version> 11<version>6.2</version>
12<date>2008-05-02</date> 12<date>2008-09-10</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Making your Choice</title> 15<title>Making your Choice</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
265 <c>genkernel</c> to build their kernel 265 <c>genkernel</c> to build their kernel
266 </li> 266 </li>
267</ul> 267</ul>
268 268
269<note> 269<note>
270Grub assigns device designations from the BIOS. If you change your BIOS
271settings, your device letters and numbers may change, too. For example, if you
272change your device boot order, you may need to change your grub configuration.
273</note>
274
275<note>
270If your root filesystem is JFS, you <e>must</e> add " ro" to the <c>kernel</c> 276If your root filesystem is JFS, you <e>must</e> add " ro" to the <c>kernel</c>
271line since JFS needs to replay its log before it allows read-write mounting. 277line since JFS needs to replay its log before it allows read-write mounting.
272</note> 278</note>
273 279
274<pre caption="grub.conf for non-genkernel users"> 280<pre caption="grub.conf for non-genkernel users">
303timeout 30 309timeout 30
304splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz 310splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
305 311
306title Gentoo Linux <keyval id="kernel-version"/> 312title Gentoo Linux <keyval id="kernel-version"/>
307root (hd0,0) 313root (hd0,0)
308kernel /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-name"/> root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/sda3 udev 314kernel /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-name"/> root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/sda3
309initrd /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/> 315initrd /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/>
310 316
311<comment># Only in case you want to dual-boot</comment> 317<comment># Only in case you want to dual-boot</comment>
312title Windows XP 318title Windows XP
313rootnoverify (hd0,5) 319rootnoverify (hd0,5)
314makeactive 320makeactive
315chainloader +1 321chainloader +1
316</pre> 322</pre>
317
318<note>
319The <c>udev</c> mentioned at the end of the kernel line is needed to work around
320a bug in some genkernel versions <e>if</e> you use udev in the first place
321(which is the default behaviour).
322</note>
323 323
324<p> 324<p>
325If you used a different partitioning scheme and/or kernel image, adjust 325If you used a different partitioning scheme and/or kernel image, adjust
326accordingly. However, make sure that anything that follows a GRUB-device (such 326accordingly. However, make sure that anything that follows a GRUB-device (such
327as <path>(hd0,0)</path>) is relative to the mountpoint, not the root. In other 327as <path>(hd0,0)</path>) is relative to the mountpoint, not the root. In other
577<comment># For genkernel users</comment> 577<comment># For genkernel users</comment>
578image=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-name"/> 578image=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-name"/>
579 label=gentoo 579 label=gentoo
580 read-only 580 read-only
581 root=/dev/ram0 581 root=/dev/ram0
582 append="init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/sda3 udev" 582 append="init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/sda3"
583 initrd=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/> 583 initrd=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/>
584 584
585<comment># The next two lines are only if you dualboot with a Windows system.</comment> 585<comment># The next two lines are only if you dualboot with a Windows system.</comment>
586<comment># In this case, Windows is hosted on /dev/sda6.</comment> 586<comment># In this case, Windows is hosted on /dev/sda6.</comment>
587other=/dev/sda6 587other=/dev/sda6
588 label=windows 588 label=windows
589</pre> 589</pre>
590
591<note>
592The <c>udev</c> mentioned at the end of the append line is needed to work around
593a bug in some genkernel versions <e>if</e> you use udev in the first place
594(which is the default behaviour).
595</note>
596 590
597<note> 591<note>
598If you use a different partitioning scheme and/or kernel image, adjust 592If you use a different partitioning scheme and/or kernel image, adjust
599accordingly. 593accordingly.
600</note> 594</note>

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