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Re: Grub Failure when HDD descriptor changes

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Grub Failure when HDD descriptor changes
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 20:55:56 +0100
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On Tuesday 22 March 2005 07:31 pm, Molle Bestefich wrote:
> As you've made clear, GRUB can't possibly know which Linux device maps
> to which BIOS device.  I'd like to know why it attempts to do so
> anyway, and what the (insane, I guess :-)) algorithm it uses is?

Read the source code.

> Currently, it does this alot.

Not that much. All I have heard that GRUB does not work well is HPT devices.

> What's the algorithm and reasoning behind?

As grub-install says, it is just a guess. In reality, it works in 99.99% 


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