grub not working after livecd install (moved from wrong list)

David Jensen djensen at inebraska.com
Sun Dec 19 21:28:51 PST 2004


Steve Prior wrote:
> My partitions are as follows:
> /dev/hda2               6          68      506047+  82  Linux swap / 
> Solaris
> /dev/hda3   *          69        4982    39471705   83  Linux
lose this     ^
you installed grub in the mbr not hda3.  Use fdisk and toggle it off. This may 
not be your problem but it is incorrect.

> I tried rebooting from the livecd and booting manually with grub:
> 
> grub> root (hd0,2)
>  Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
> 
> grub> kernel /boot/lfskernel-2.6.8.1 root=/dev/hda3
>    [Linux-bzImage, setup=0xa00, size=0x1df303]
> 
> grub> boot
> 
you cannot boot from a running program while booted.  Won't work!

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David Jensen




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