grub Error 15: File not found

Kevin Alm kevinalm at
Wed Feb 11 10:38:37 PST 2004

On Wednesday 11 February 2004 11:48 am, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Barry Sharpe wrote:
> > i have now rebooted and my new shiny menu displays but nothing
> > unfortunatly boots. it just returns me to the menu and gives me options
> > to edit the command or go to a command line at which point i get a grub>
> > prompt
> >
> > i shall have to have a look around and see what options i have within the
> > grub enviroment to get my system back.
> >
> > steep learning curve ahead methinks
>  Sounds as if it can't find the kernel.  If the supplied parameters are
> wrong it would start to boot before either ignoring them or worst case
> panicking.  You can edit the command line you're trying to boot from to
> correct the name of the kernel image if it's just a typo, otherwise
> you'll need to give it the correct drive and path to the kernel.
>  Stick around, maybe a grub user can help you with this.
> Ken
It would help if you could post the contents of the menu.lst that you are 
currently using. Specifically, the one on the partition pointed to by doing:
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)

at the grub prompt.

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