grub not working after livecd install (moved from wrong list)
jaqui at telus.net
Sun Dec 19 21:46:16 PST 2004
David Jensen wrote:
> Steve Prior wrote:
>> My partitions are as follows:
>> /dev/hda2 6 68 506047+ 82 Linux swap /
>> /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
if hda2 is swap,and ext2fs is hda3 shouldn't this be hd0,3 ?
>> grub> kernel /boot/lfskernel-126.96.36.199 root=/dev/hda3
>> [Linux-bzImage, setup=0xa00, size=0x1df303]
>> grub> boot
> you cannot boot from a running program while booted. Won't work!
> David Jensen
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