I do think it has something to do with my Jmicron raid controller. ghostintheshellSeptember 23rd, 2005, 03:12 AMAaargh!! FWIW, I've installed Ubuntu 7.04 onto an external USB2 drive without a problem. change of flavor or strange install order ) it it use as fallback installation parameters from /etc/sysconfig/bootloader default 0 timeout 8 ##YaST - generic_mbr gfxmenu (hd0,1)/boot/message ##YaST - activate ###Don't change get redirected here
It was writing data to the drive even when not in RAID mode with no regard to what the OS wanted to do with the drive. Regards, - Robert HardWired (hardwired-hardwiredonline) wrote on 2007-02-10: #14 I have a cheeky little fix for the grub Error 21 problem. FWIW things are peachy now.posted by carsonb at 6:47 PM on June 23, 2010 Oh hey, hellojed - sorry if I sounded like I was scolding. Xandros leaves lilo on your mbr, it worked great, it has a lot of tools to :) vnbuddy2002September 19th, 2005, 05:42 PMYou had specified the wrong mount syntax. recommended you read
Pop in the Live CD, boot from it until you reach the desktop. 2. I wish it was there other way around. But hey, I'm not ready to give up! j.hillAugust 31st, 2005, 12:00 AMCan't I just reinstall Grub through Synaptic?
Can this be fixed with setup? If you do not have a Windows Installation Disc, borrow one or use PowerSuite Golden which allows you to boot any computer for fixing errors and installing a new Windows system. What command can I use to get the mapping? Grub Error 21 Windows 7 Any help will be greatly appreciated.
In RH7.3 you had to compile driver from source, but it booted just fine with LILO back then. -------------------------BUT: In order to be able to enjoy Ubuntu I did the following: Grub Loading Please Wait Error 21 Suse default 0 ## timeout sec # Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry # (normally the first entry defined). If i continued > and went to > the grub menu and of course the same error 21. > > But! website here Go to the actual drive, it has something like hd0 or something hit enter on that and you should be good to go, if yopu have any other questions I would
It is a highly particular installer. Grub Loading Error 2 at first time my GRUB works fine...but when i get back to Windows XP and use partitionmagic to do some partioning on some unused space (not the linux drive or swap), When it prompts me to enter a password I put in the pw that I usually use when I log into my comp. The Grub loading error generally occurs when Grub is trying to load a non-Windows system.
Type "root (hd0,6)", or whatever your harddisk + boot partition numbers are (my /boot is at /dev/sda7, which translates to hd0,6 for grub). 5. Error 21 I did some research on this error, and possibly found some solutions but they are fairly technical and I'm a newbie to Linux so I'm not too confident I Grub Loading Error Unknown Filesystem There was a tiny box on that page. Grub Loading Error Windows 7 now you have to edit your grub file so you don't have to manually change the hd and sd every time you start a.
It should'nt have over written the mbr on my internals, because I was doing an install to the external only. Get More Info Chris Cheney (ccheney) wrote on 2009-02-24: #45 Depending on what the cause is there isn't really anything that can be done to fix it on the Ubuntu side. and think it may be what ive done? :(  Important: If you are multi-booting with Windows, make sure you do NOT install the MBR on the active partition (say /dev/hda1) And Linux sees HDD's as sda, sdb, sdc, etc. Grub Loading Error No Such Partition
And it didn't work when I tried using the live mode or install mode on my ubuntu 6.06 cd. Lloyd ----- Original Message ---- From: Techguy
I have a bad feeling one of my drives may be dead, because I can hear it spin up but it's never shown up on either Ubuntu or Windows7 Beta.posted by Grub Loading Welcome To Grub Mount the root partition of Ubuntu -> mount -t ext3 /dev/hda4 /mnt/ubuntu (replace /dev/hda4 by your Ubuntu partition determined at the step 4) 6. Or does someone know a Breezy cheatcode like Knoppix 4.0.2's LiveCD lets you type at first boot prompt knoppix offhd=/dev/sdaX if you've dumped Knoppix LiveCD earlier on drive X?
Worked for me - I'm just stuck trying to actually install Grub on my NTFS partition somewhere. Log in / Register Ubuntugrub package Overview Code Bugs Blueprints Translations Answers Grub - Error 21 returned Bug #8978 reported by Sébastien Pellé on 2004-10-11 60 This bug affects 1 person System Specs: Processor: AMD Sempron 3100+ Memory: 1 GB Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 4Ti 4200 (128 MB) boot order was: Hard Drive 1: hdd (40 GB ATA /w the Kubuntu Dapper Grub Loading Read Error Yeah, I know, why can't this stuff be simpler?
I tried installing Linux on my external hard drive because I have sensitive and valuable information on my two internals (who doesnt). Got RAID disabled in BIOS, to no avail. After rebooting with the Ubuntu install disk and going through the install several times I started looking a the drive designations during the partion process. this page alexnb185 (alexnbryan) wrote on 2008-05-31: #36 Hey google super grub...
I don't remember the exact details of the location of the bytes on my system, I can post that in a follow up email if needed. I then do a sudo grub-install fd0 which gives me a floppy grub boot disk from which I can start up if the mbr gets messed up in some way. I never touched anything with my internal drive. I also have only a single drive plugged into the controller and this is the first time I have seen an Error 21 from Grub.
I was trying to install Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 3500 as I herd it had better wireless support. sigkill-9 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by sigkill-9 01-12-2009, 06:02 PM #10 yancek LQ Guru Registered: Apr 2008 Distribution: Restore Grub / the initial MBR -> grub-install /dev/hda 8. I do not have the original windows install disk to perform a repair on the MBR, I suppose that is my endgame, to find this disk.
Error 21 " Error 21 means : " 21 : Selected disk does not exist This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full file name refers
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