I finally said to hell with it and let F12 install itself on /dev/sdb
with all its defaults.
I was surprised on the reboot when my usual grub menu from
/dev/sda was all that showed up, no mention of an F12 install at all.
So, since I had blown away a centos install to put F12 on /dev/sdb, I
carved up a fresh grub stanza that reads like this and added it to
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,0)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sdb3
# initrd /initrd-version.img
#21 new stanza
title Fedora 12 (220.127.116.11-162.fc12.x86_64 from dev/sdb)
kernel /vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-162.fc12.x86_64 ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_coyote-lv_root
LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYBOARDTYPE=pc KEYTABLE=us rhgb quiet
which is in fact pasted from the /dev/sdb1/grub/grub.conf except for the
initial "root (hd1,0)" statement.
So it looks as if I might have to 'chainloader +1 ' it instead, so how
do I do that? I've never done that before.
Also, that /dev/sdb1 partition only mounts as ext4 if that is important.
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