GRUB problem

Ellis Wilson ellis.wilson at
Mon Feb 27 20:41:46 PST 2006

Thanks a lot your tips worked perfect my linux system is up and running
again and grub is fine.  Take care and thanks again.

----- Original Message -----
From: Josh <huffdad at>
Date: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:06 pm
Subject: Re: GRUB problem

> > simply follow the chapter 8 instructions on making grub install
> > itself
> > back into the MBR I type in root(hd0,0) and it replys:
> > Error 21:  Selected disk does not exist
> > So I just type in root to find out what does exist and it replys:
> > (fd0):  Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x0
> > 
> if i'm wrong, someone more knowledgeable than me please correct 
> me.  it
> sounds like you still need to load your devices, what was the command?
> udevstart, i think.  also, as long as you point grub to the correct
> places, you should be able to install grub regardless of whether 
> you'veran chroot.  but for the "disk does not exist" issue, that 
> sounds like
> you just forgot to populate /dev.
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