At least with Windows XP, you will have to re-install it (FIXMBR/FIXBOOT won't work). What command can I use to get the mapping? grub> quit Great! Once it is finished, just restart your computer Good luck!. useful reference
And, if this works, will I still edit the Grub menu in /boot/grub/menu.lst? Menu Home End users Hacking Humour Interviews Opinons Reviews All articles Issues Books Free Software magazine Jeremy Turner [hacking] 1/27/2006 GRUB tips and tricks fsmsh.com/1232 The GRand Unified Boot loader, or Get a root shell -> Applications / System Tools / Root Terminal 3. Boot your computer up with Ubunto CD 2. http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/f/topic-3-5-20431-0.html
I cant find anything like libata and the only ref to sata_via is in /proc/sys. password topsecret # password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/ # password topsecret # # examples # # title Windows 95/98/NT/2000 # root (hd0,0) # makeactive # chainloader +1 # # title Linux # root yes Running "embed /boot/grub/fat_stage1_5 (hd2)"... 15 sectors are embedded.
I did what the dude said in the first post and tried the Install CD. No joy. I'm assuming the rest of your steps to install DSL is fine though, except for this sata problem.The location of the initrd depends on your setup, but it should be something After installing a new Asus P4v8x-mx I could boot into windows as normal but not Ubuntu.
I'm able to boot off the Live CD only at the moment. Should I just throw in the towel and reinstall Ubuntu from scratch on the new drive, or is what I want to do doable? do you know a site that would explain the difference between LILO and GRUB? mount -a [-t|-O] ... : mount all stuff from /etc/fstab mount device : mount device at the known place mount directory : mount known device here mount -t type dev dir
Unfortunately, the graphical install froze as it was copying the files to the hard drive, so I restarted the system. They also have split thier CD1 into three disks, (you just need one though) One has Gnome as the desktop, that's the default. I've tried this over and over and over and over, and grub will not ever install to my PC at all. GRUB optionally loads its configuration file at run/boot time, so you don’t have to type in commands manually each time.
CarnwajNovember 29th, 2005, 01:09 AMJust thought I would share my experience of GRUB. http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?t=52227 and I quote... "funny looking format". Can you assist me further? It will give you errors saying that "the system couldn't install ....." after that 9.
Things went from bad to worse and now I just get the "error 15: file not found" GRUB error. see here I've resorted to only using CD-RWs for Linux ISOs since I'm tired of burning coasters. Is it possible that when I choose the windows option in grub, grub is loading grub again, because is on that hdd and partition? The beauty is that I can do complete installations (ready to go) from a usb stick.
They are on different partitions. I kept the 5.1.1 disc and burned a 5.0.1 disc, which was the key to eliminating the GRUB error. 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 this page I am going to install another SATA drive and I want to move my current Ubuntu install over to that drive (without having to reinstall Ubuntu), and then setup GRUB on
hda 5 is my linux (used to be hda6 and hda7 is D: in windows (used to be hda5 so I really need help guys.... Get a root shell and make a folder (mkdir ubuntu) 3. Debian type tries to change the system back to a standard Linux debian system, but fails to do so completely that's why the maintainers push the frugal install as an HD
Join Date Jan 2005 Location Gulf-Coast TX-MX Posts 23 now im trying to get my Cstrike server to be available from the other end of my router and try to store restart the computer as normal to winxp 5. HTH regards, phbc50 charsiubaoFebruary 16th, 2006, 03:17 AMi've used the live cd method to fix the error 17...but i get the error every so often. Since I use Norton Ghost to make regular backups and restores (I do a lot of testing), I do this all the time... -Warr rpakdelMay 12th, 2005, 02:35 PMHere is another
I posted a thread to get help and someone said "have you tried reinstalling grub" and gave me a link to this thread. 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. grub> root (
grub-install /dev/hda  5. Using this method, you can also add Memtest86+’s floppy image to your bootable CD-R/W or USB flash memory key and have it at your disposal. For many more details, say man 8 mount . its just im completely stuck now and dont know what else to try.
Download the 30-day trial version and see for yourself. Boot your computer up with Ubunto CD 2. i am kinda stuck now and either going to try another flavour of linux or just stay on windows :'( ajgreenyNovember 21st, 2005, 10:11 PMWhen I install ubuntu I do the do you mean the error in number 8 is like 'cannot install because no root directory is found'?
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