GRUB hosed, frantic

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Feb 10 13:59:45 PST 2007


On 2/10/07, Colin Dean <cdean at cs.westminster.edu> wrote:
>
> I'm lightly freaking out 'cause I've wasted almost two hours frantically
> trying to fix it, as my graduation project is on /dev/hdb1 (probably
> safe, but I'm getting itchy nonetheless.
>
> Ideas/help/anything welcome.

One option. Create a grub boot floppy from another pc (maybe even off
the live cd). Described here:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/development/chapter08/grub.html

That should hopefully get you a chance to boot into your system and
get things fixed up. As to why you can't install grub from the live
cd, I'm not familiar enough with it to know.

--
Dan



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