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The entry is root (hdx,y) or uuid UUIDnumber It will not work with root UUIDnumber Adv Reply October 3rd, 2009 #4 pipax View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First I couldn't boot anything. Boot up from SuperGRUB CD, USB or Floppy and select 'Fix Linux Boot Loader (GRUB)' option. so 4. get redirected here

Microsoft trabalha em sistema de jogos integrando o Windows Phone 7 com o console Xbox SSH sem senha Últimos tweets Tweets de @valentesolucoes Facebook Modules Kd © Copyright - Valente Soluções After that, on reboot i got a "Grub Error 11: Unrecognized device string". I think you can simply enter "sudo". on my bed, set the computer down on the comforter and went upstairs.

Please read the search suggestion thread in JL Ideas Reply With Quote 04-29-2004,05:48 PM #3 Crypt View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Oct 2002 Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada It looks like the change in the title to "Debian GNU/Linux" caused the problem.. Boot up from SuperGRUB CD, USB or Floppy and select 'Fix Linux Boot Loader (GRUB)' option.

inactive /dev/Fedora/swap ... At one point in order to get Suse to dual boot i had to email the lilo.conf file to my work place to print it out and then write the same The operation completed but nothing changed on the restart. Code: cat /boot/grub/grub.conf /sbin/fdisk -l stoat View Public Profile Find all posts by stoat #3 28th January 2009, 04:00 PM WeeN Offline Registered User Join Date: Jan 2009

Problem Solved: Thanks Honeysuckle I used your menu.lst configuration, but changed to (hd0,2), and Puppy booted! Grub menu.lst is located on sda5 (hd0,4). Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubuntu-linux/138225-solved-grub-error-11-unrecognized-device-string.html So my point is that this matter appears (to me, anyway) to be occurring during the execution of the commands in your grub.conf file.

Please read the search suggestion thread in JL Ideas Reply With Quote 05-03-2004,06:12 PM #8 DMR View Profile View Forum Posts Roving Moderator Join Date Nov 2000 Location /dev/3.14Pie/HowRandom Posts 6,700 Now, it was labelled as Linux Mint 6. Saved me thanks larry said, in March 20th, 2011 at 8:28 pm thanks! Crypt, can you modify your file to remove the "map" statements?

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here Register Help Remember Me? Join Date Jan 2009 Posts 3 [SOLVED] GRUB Error 11: Unrecognized Device String OK, I apologize for having very little information on what happened. Ubuntu's GRUB menu will appear again. Right now I don't know Puppy's hd0 number.

It's finally working properly. http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-25-usb.php It seems that nano automatically put root on a new line when I added a vga setting. Are your puppy files on hda4? Hello WeeN, That's a GRUB error, obviously.

The time now is 05:02 AM. But I'm really interested in what caused this, because i 'm sure I haven't edited my grub.conf (or maybe i successfully forgot it ). Here is what it looks like: default=0 timeout=100 splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2188.nptl) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2188.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ hdd=ide-scsi rhgb initrd /initrd-2.4.22-1.2188.nptl.img title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2115.nptl) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl useful reference Join Date May 2003 Posts 1,241 Originally posted by Crypt I am really beginning to hate Grub and thinking of going back to Lilo.

I modified the grub (menu.lst) in hd0,4 to include this: title Puppy Linux 400 Frugal root noverify (hd0,3) kernel /puppy400/vmlinuz pmedia=idehd initrd /puppy400/init.gz I can boot to HD from the CD, Adv Reply October 30th, 2009 #5 FeyerbrandX View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Spilled the Beans Join Date Jul 2008 Beans 13 Re: Grub "Error 11: Unrecognized device string" This is a new install of Puppy.

From your original post: Code: map (hd0, hd1) map (hd1, hd0) Try removing the spaces after each of those commas: map (hd0,hd1) map (hd1,hd0) Reply With Quote 05-03-2004,07:20 PM #9 Crypt

No data so far. © 2005-2012 All rights reserved. It's 4 in the morning, so I want to make absolutely sure that I don't implode the system by putting in the wrong (hdX,Y) format. Last edited by b0uncyfr0 (2008-05-11 02:39:35) Offline #2 2008-05-11 05:12:55 ScriptDevil Member From: In Front of My PC Registered: 2006-04-06 Posts: 253 Re: GRUB Error 11: Unrecognized Device String The kernel The simple "sudo gedit...." command worked to fix the whole thing after I chased the error from Ubuntu, to Vista and back again.

DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: Grub "Error 11: Unrecognized device string" The difference is root vs UUID. Page 1 of 4 1234 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of 51 Thread: Dual booting GRUB (Error 11: Unrecognized device string) Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email Thanks edit(4 in the morning BB code bracket mess) Adv Reply October 30th, 2009 #6 FeyerbrandX View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Spilled the Beans Join Date Jul 2008 this page Naanu said, in July 26th, 2010 at 12:57 am Awesome.

Reconhecemos que nossas dicas podem não funcionar em todos os computadores e máquinas que existem, pois podem haver outras causas de seu problema que estejam fora de nosso campo de alcance. It won't ask for a password. de SistemasHospedagemManut. The "rootnoverify (hd1,0)" boots WinXP from the first partition of the second hd.

Adv Reply Quick Navigation General Help Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support New to Since nobody else has had any suggestions all afternoon, take a moment to post your grub.conf (if you can somehow do it and get it copied here). To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Embora todas as nossas dicas sejam testadas e passadas por aprovações rigorosas, nos isentamos de qualquer responsabilidade em caso de danos a seus componentes e computadores ou periféricos.

Fortunately I could boot my 32bit Ubuntu partition and from there examined menu.lst.. Volta e meia, principalmente em atualização de versão de kernel, eu tinha esse problema. Here's what I found out: map (hd0,hd1) produces "Unrecognized Device String" map (hd0) (hd1) works just fine chanloader (hd*,*)+1 produces "Error while parsing number" chainloader (hd0,0)+1 works just fine chainloader +1 Register All Albums FAQ Today's Posts Search Using Fedora General support for current versions.

Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: [SOLVED] GRUB Error 11: Unrecognized Device String Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to I remember just being able to delete old versions of ubuntu's loader without repercussions, but the last time (before the error originally occured) it wiped out the suffix to "root". I think the place to start investigating this is in your grub.conf file. I dual boot Vista and currently 9.04, and am running on the 9.04 live CD now.

This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. # root (hd0,0) # kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda2 # initrd /initrd-version.img #boot=/dev/hda1 default=0 timeout=10 splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz title Fedora I still wonder why a kernel-update was presented while I had that kernel already in use from a previous automatic update.... See below the differences between the old and the new menu.lst: After update title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.28-15-generic root bcce5ca8-c31c-4ac4-820f-5f89a3679f6e kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-15-generic root=UUID=bcce5ca8-c31c-4ac4-820f-5f89a3679f6e ro quiet splash initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.28-15-generic Before update title

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