[plug] Help with grub please [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Mon Jan 18 20:48:01 WST 2010
0n Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 03:27:08PM +0800, Kev wrote:
>I'm in urgent need of some help with grub 1.97 (Ubuntu Karmic Netbook
>Remix). I've just finished resizing my Remix partition using GParted
>and the PartedMagic CD. My only way in at the mo is using a separate
>boot disk - in this case Super Grub Disk 2.
>On a root console if I type grub I'm told that grub isn't installed.
>So, as per the onscreen instruction I type apt-get install grub and it
>does this without hesitation or error. Still grub fails at boot time
>with this error message
> GRUB loading.
> error: file not found
> grub rescue>_
>The last line is a prompt. At this stage I'm at a complete loss, not
>being a command line jockey in any way at all. I had it in mind that
>grub 2 looked at the partitions at boot time and dynamically created its
>boot menu on the fly. I did had EasyPeasy in sda6 and remix in sda7,
>with a windows partition in sda1. I removed EasyPeasy and stretched
>Remix to fill the void, and I see that remix is now in sda6. I figure
>that's the problem but with grub2 I'm at a loss to fix it.
apparently karmic changed from grub version 1 to grub version two. please see:
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