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Old 01-27-2009, 11:25 AM   #1
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Gentoo grub error???


I installed gentoo using the livecd and I follow the Gentoo quick install guide. When I start gentoo, grub is popping up with this grub>. From the guide this is used to install and configure grub.
Whats the problem??
 
Old 01-28-2009, 03:50 AM   #2
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What are the contents of /boot/grub/grub.conf ?
 
Old 01-28-2009, 06:39 AM   #3
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You should probably try the installation handbook not the quick install guide (link is for x86 NOT amd64).
 
Old 06-03-2009, 03:46 PM   #4
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nesrail,

The quick install guide is an abbreviated version of the handbook and is not intended for users doing their first few installs.

As you get the grub> prompt, grub cannot find its grub.conf file.
That may mean that the menu.lst -> grub.conf symbolic link is missing.
One of the old (now depreciated) liveCDs omitted that symlink, resulting in an install that won't boot.
 
Old 06-04-2009, 08:16 AM   #5
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The first thing that you need to do, is to chroot your box and make sure that your /boot is mounted is you have a separate one.

You should post this actually :

Code:
# fdisk -l
# cat /boot/grub/grub.conf
 
  


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