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

J. Greenlees 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 / 
>> 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
if hda2 is swap,and ext2fs is hda3 shouldn't this be hd0,3 ?

>>
>> 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!
> 
> ---
> David Jensen
> 






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