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Old 08-24-2004, 09:21 PM   #1
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GRUB is printed and I can't type


So I installed FC2 and it prints GRUB yet I can't type anything. I tryed to install it with grub-install and then it just printed GRUB like an infinite loop. I can't get to lilo something about permission denied even though I am root. I reinstalled and still have the same problem. I am not dual booting although I do have 2 hd's. Both of which should be clean. I NEED HELP BECAUSE I NEED A LINUX MACHINE FOR CLASS
 
Old 08-25-2004, 02:17 AM   #2
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hi

pl. specify
where do have linux installed and and ur grub.conf
also output of "fdisk -l /dev/hda"
"fdisk -l /dev/hdb"

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Old 08-25-2004, 09:35 AM   #3
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hey, thanks for responding, I have linux installed on hda2.
fdisk -l /dev/hda
Device Boot Start End Blocks ID System
/dev/hda1 * 1 217 102501 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 218 7970 3663292+ 83 Linux
/dev/hda3 7971 8940 458325 82 Linux swap

fdisk -l /dev/hdb
/dev/hdb1 * 1 8894 4202383 83 Linux

I am not sure where grub.conf is
 
Old 08-25-2004, 10:38 AM   #4
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hi there

do one thing

remove one harddisk physically(remove its powrer cord)(remove first hdb)
then boot from the first CD of ur linux distribution FC2
go to rescue mode

#chroot /mnt/sysimage

#grub-install /dev/hda

and then see if u can boot into linux from that
will deal with the second one later

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Old 08-25-2004, 12:51 PM   #5
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same thing happened last time I tried to do grub-install
GRUB is now printing like an infinate loop
hdb is dissconnected completely
 
Old 08-25-2004, 02:36 PM   #6
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hi

ok
do the other way now
remove ur hda
make ur hdb as primary master(hda)

go to rescue mode
install grub

see if u can boot that linux

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Old 08-26-2004, 08:28 AM   #7
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It worked, THANK YOU VERY MUCH
 
Old 08-26-2004, 11:54 AM   #8
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hi
are all options booting now , frum ur grub menu

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Old 08-27-2004, 10:30 PM   #9
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i did this, now it says GRUB is now loading, except it dosn't do anything else. Any suggestions
 
Old 08-27-2004, 11:48 PM   #10
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Originally posted by RoninBlade
i did this, now it says GRUB is now loading, except it dosn't do anything else. Any suggestions
pl. elaborate on ur error messages,what do u get and post ur grub.conf and outpur of "fdisk -l" here

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