On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 10:06 PM, Frank Cusack <fr...@linetwo.net> wrote:
> grub does need to have an idea of the device path, maybe in vbox it's seen > as the 3rd disk (c0t2), so the boot device name written to grub.conf is > "disk3" (whatever the terminology for that is in grub-speak), but when I > boot on the Sun hardware it is seen as "disk0" and this just doesn't work. > If it's that easy that'd be awesome, all I need is an alternate grub entry. > Or maybe not. I guess this was findroot() in sol10 but in sol11 this seems to have gone away. Also, I was wrong about the disk target. When I do the install I configure the USB stick at disk0, seen by Solaris as c3t0, and no findroot() line gets written to menu.lst. Maybe it needs that line when it boots as a USB still on real hardware? I'll try import/export and a reconfigure boot when I get a chance.
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