Grub / Boot Problem

nospam@wayob.org nospam at wayob.org
Tue May 18 11:49:01 CDT 2004


> Grant.
>
> Try booting with the Linux cd to rescue mode, login as root and run grub.
> Once you have the grub prompt, type "find /boot/grub/stage1" or "find
> /grub/stage1" depending on the pathing, without the quotes. The command
> should return something to the effect of (hd0,0).  At the prompt, type
> "root
> (hd0,0)" or whatever was returned in the previous command, and hit enter.
> Again at the prompt type "setup (hd0)".  That should reinstall the grub
> boot
> loader. Quit out of grub, exit out of rescue mode and reboot.  You should
> be
> good to go. HTH
>
> Regards, Marshall

Thanks Marshall, for the note.  I tried these instructions to the tee, but
no luck.  No errors, the root was (hd0,0) and the all the commands worked
as expected, but the system still would not boot.

I installed LILO as Jason recommended and that worked OK.

-Grant




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