I flawlessly fresh installed the latest (2013) Arch on a netbook (in addition to an existing Windows OS) using GRUB2-BIOS (using the default UUID).
I've partitioned my drive as follows:
sda1 - (existing) Windows NTFS
sda2 - /boot (ext2)
sda3 - / (ext4)
sda5 - swap
sda6 - /home (ext4)
I completed the installation (prior to X instillation ) without a hitch.
When I tried to boot the new Arch from GRUB's menu, I first see a message that /sda3 is clean and mounted. However, the system is stuck at that stage, and does not proceed.
GRUB2 is installed and I can boot from it into Windows.
I'm not a script guy, and thus don't understand GRUB's 10/20.. scripts, yet I suspect my problem may be caused by the fact that I've created a separate /boot partition. (I've chrooted from the installation media, and verified that my /boot does NOT contain a "child" /boot inside..).
Last edited by mibadt (2013-02-10 10:05:37)
When you mean stuck, what do you see on the screen?
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