Also, when trying to boot Windows, make sure that the grub.conf file has the root (hdX,Y) (or rootnoverify (hdX,Y) ) and chainloader (hdX,Y)+1 in it. If the kernel is missing make sure to have compiled a kernel (using genkernel or manually): root #cd /usr/src/linux/ root #make menuconfig root #make And that it has been copied to Error 15 I can't do anything, and pressing 'e' does nothing. I already saw bugs with some SATA controller that caused ubuntu to boot half of the time but you also had a corrupted GRUB 15 message which means that GRUB was http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-1.php
## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. Mika Wahlroos (mpw) wrote on 2008-03-20: #16 lspci.log Edit (11.6 KiB, text/plain) I upgraded from gutsy last night, and I get something similar. ubuntuguide . I'm trying to dual boot Win 7 x64 and Ubuntu 9.* x64.
Saivann Carignan (oxmosys) wrote on 2008-03-13: #7 Thanks for providing these informations! I've checked the fstab and device.map and they match. no Checking if "/grub/stage1" exists... Adv Reply June 5th, 2008 #9 notwen View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Tall CafŤ Ubuntu Join Date Feb 2007 Location Cincinnati, OH Beans 1,433 Re: Hardy
I finally ended up with the nice Heron desktop, together with a Ubiquity crash report which is probably unrelated. Solution According to The_Bell, changing the boot order in the BIOS can solve the problem. It is not a free-for-all advertising venue. I can run the installer, and the install completes.
Both come up w/ this error 15. psychocats . I have the linux metapackages installed for both builds (linux-386 and linux-generic). Edit bug mail Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else Bug attachments /var/log/installer/partman (edit) /var/log/installer/syslog (edit) Add attachment • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms
Also, I noticed that the messages emitted by the kernel before getting stuck included ACPI whining about a file not being found in initramfs. Adv Reply Page 1 of 4 123 ... I'll be trying with an -rt kernel shortly. Good luck, and thanks for the efforts so far.
Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 31 Thread: Hardy Install - GRUB Error 15 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Jos√© Luis Ric√≥n (artirj) wrote on 2008-04-13: #6 The bug is probably fixed. 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. They have 2 additional storage drives for family pics and music.
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Abigail Adams ( 1744 - 1818 ), 1780; My blog Poetry and More Free Ubuntu Magazine Adv Reply June 5th, 2008 #4 notwen View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Try an update for the BIOS and/or move the boot partition to the front (or at least into the appropriate range). It shouldn't get loaded until X is started anyway (it's not in /etc/modules). useful reference Perhaps you can burn a ISO like UBCD to scan your hard drive for bad blocks using the tools made by the constructor of your hard drive.
It turns out that in /boot there is no /grub folder and there are no grub files to be found. psychocats . It is also known that grub-0.94-r1 and grub-0.94-r2 should work correctly.
I have 2 8.10's and a 10.4 I just installed on the hard drive. In busybox I can browse the root filesystem. linuxcommand Originally Posted by *snip* I love it when people stop trying to help me and I just uninstall ubuntu because of it . . . Just to test the theory I pulled out the ide on one and connected a SATA...so 2 sata's running, did the install and did not get the error 15.
This time, after the install I got a good graphic and text telling me to remove the disk and to press enter. Thanks guys Hobie (hobartcat) wrote on 2009-05-17: #15 LESS TECHIE SOLUTION I had this problem, too, and I found a lot of super-techie solutions out there which I did not understand. I've booted from the ISO I used to originally install, and I don't see that as an option. this page I think I had only the -generic kernel installed in gutsy, but the updater seems to have installed both a new -generic kernel and a -386 one.
Report a bug This report contains Public information Edit Everyone can see this information. You could also just re-install the OS, and see if you have better luck the second time... Solution First of all check if the splash screen file that is being are referred to in grub.conf really exists. Can you still try to look if your hard drive has some bad blocks?
Also make sure that the kernel line in the grub.conf file is referring to that partition (either explicitly or implicitly).
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