As far as I can make out, any disk on which you want to install grub with the "sudo grub-install" command must be listed in the device.map file or you will Exit the shell 9. But once you install, it's not in the default programs, you need to install it with: sudo apt-get install gparted When you open it, you'll figure it out. quite a mess. http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-1.php
When I removed that and did a clean install of Kubuntu on the partition I had made previous on my SATA drive - the defaults for GRUB worked fine. Darko. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit & Windows 10 Pro 64bit Adv Reply May 21st, 2010 #8 moooping View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join I tried to do that now, but I got the error I discriber in the last post. I can now get back into Windows (who ever thought I would be so happy to the see the Windows welcome screen...) and can also boot to Kubuntu.
Cheers! The last entry, for (hd0,1) is your Vista. At this moment both entries are identical in menu.lst. How can it be?- I´ve installed from a live-CD.- After booting DAMN from CD there is a routine on workplace to install on Harddisc.
memtest86=true ## memtest86=false # memtest86=true ## ## End Default Options ## title Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.12-9-386 root (hd1,2) kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-9-386 root=/dev/sda3 ro quiet splash initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.12-9-386 savedefault boot title Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.12-9-386 vnbuddy2002April 6th, 2005, 05:12 PM:) Your way is definately faster, but for newbies, many of them try to avoid command line as much as possible. It will give you errors saying that "the system couldn't install ....." after that 9. Missing GRUB image Situation When booting the system, the spiffy Gentoo splash screen is not seen.
But I couldn't find a Live CD so I used your method with the Install CD. Using the Install CD to do it failed.. Boot with any live CD (I've done it with Knoppix 3.x and Ubuntu) 2. http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/f/topic-3-5-19231-0.html So it was on to searching the forums.
where did grub go? Here are the steps: 1. This is fine for most people, but not if you already have an alternative boot manager. Should I just throw in the towel and reinstall Ubuntu from scratch on the new drive, or is what I want to do doable?
Boot from a Live CD, like Ubuntu Live, Knoppix, Mepis, or similar. 2. LiLo is a boot loader that requires the the package LiLo to reinstall the MBR everytime you wish to make changes to the system, ie a new install on an extra Tried copying ntldr and ntdetect from the winXP cd in i386 but got the same message. If you just close the program, nothing is done.
After hitting the Enter (Return) key at the GRUB menu, the screen blanks out Situation After hitting Enter (Return) at the GRUB menu during system boot, the screen blanks out, but Get More Info Anyway. mount the root (/) partition of ubuntu (e.g. So now i cant access anything at all.
What command can I use to get the mapping? Something about my sata drive not being available and it mentioned superblocks. To become root in DSL you need to do sudo command followed by the command you want to issue. useful reference I'm able to boot off the Live CD only at the moment.
vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Next the mounting. and i learned how to mount and copy off of my USB, turns out a very useful thing to know in CLI is the Absolute Pathname.
willalbroOctober 24th, 2005, 03:20 AMWell...I run 2 SATA drives with Winblows on one and Ubuntu as my primary drive. Ignore them, keep select "continue" until you get back to the Ubuntu installation menu 10. and SCSI disks/usb devices were sda1, sda2, sda3, ... I lost my Grub / MBR and YOU restored it!
Why don't you remove it to free the space taken by it? Quit grub by typing "quit". 7. restart the computer as normal to winxp 5. this page Hey thanks, I never thought of doing this.
Have not tried correcting problem via WinXP re-install for fear of ruining my files (I did back up the key stuff prior to partition) and having a system that is totally Reboot That did the trick for me. At least with Windows XP, you will have to re-install it (FIXMBR/FIXBOOT won't work). It was stuck at 0%.
HD Install :: Error 15 File not Found? It also ran fairly well but I had an intermittent problem which I'll put in a separate post if I ever get to the point where I can boot Puppy again. Back to top Burn_IT Joined: 12 Aug 2006Posts: 2378Location: Tamworth UK Posted: Wed 06 Oct 2010, 08:29 Post subject: Post the contents of your menu.lst and a disk map Remove the bootable CD.
If you want to write it to your linux root partition, then you want the number after the comma, such as "(hd0,3)". 7. Tell the BIOS to not boot from the floppy first.  took hard disks off the system one-by-one until found out the problem was caused by the SiI3512A SATA RAID-controller. On HDA2 I can see that the instal-routine has installed lot of paths and files.If I boot without CD than GRUB starts.
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