[plug] grub.?

Deeþan Chakravarthy codeshepherd at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 22:15:05 WST 2007

James Elliott - WA Rural Computers wrote:
> I have two hard disks, one running under Windows XP
> and the other Ubuntu Linux.
> I want to replace my Windows XP HDD with a bigger one.
> For this purpose I temporarily replaced my Linux HDD with a new 250MB 
> HDD, with a view to cloning my old Windows HDD onto the new HDD.
> Trouble is that I use GRUB boot manager to choose between Windows and 
> Linux, and when I remove the Linux disk and attempt to boot, I get a 
> black screen error message saying something like:
> GRUB boot error 5 ... please wait
If you can get to the grub prompt, and if you  set root and kernel 
options, and they try to boot.  Since you changed your hard disks.. the 
earlier set root option might be invalid now.. 


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