GRUB problem

Ellis Wilson ellis.wilson at villanova.edu
Mon Feb 27 20:41:11 PST 2006


Thanks worked perfect :D

----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com>
Date: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:22 pm
Subject: Re: GRUB problem

> Ellis Wilson wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > Finally finished my shiny new linux system, ran great, then went and
> > wanted to install Win2Kpro on the third partition on my harddisk 
> (1st is
> > LFS, 2nd swap, 3rd Win2k).  I put windows on and miraculously it 
> treats> my system like its the only OS on it.  No big deal I think 
> and put in
> > the lfs disk I downloaded from the site and go back in, mount my 
> system> (which looks fine/untoutched), chroot in, and go into 
> grub.  Planning to
> > 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
> > 
> > I have no clue what to do and even when I try to root(fd0) it 
> gives me
> > the same (first) reply.
> > 
> > Thanks all trying not to lose a weeks worth of learning linux and
> > building my own system.
> > 
> > Ellis
> 
> You don't need to chroot to install grub. Just run grub directory 
> from 
> the livecd.
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