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Old 08-03-2007, 10:07 AM   #1
neozero62
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Post Grub Issue /Fedora / Can still boot


I have a small server I just loaded with Fedora 6. When it boots I get taken directly to the grub prompt. In this prompt I type:

rootnoverify (hd0,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1
boot

at this time it brings up the grub spashscreen/menu and my Fedora install shows up and boots fine.

Why am I getting the grub prompt at boot time, and how should I go about fixing this issue?

Thank you all for your help.
 
Old 08-03-2007, 10:17 AM   #2
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What's your /boot/grub/menu.1st look like?
 
Old 08-03-2007, 10:20 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by sckirklan
What's your /boot/grub/menu.1st look like?
Thanks for the reply sckirklan:

Quote:
default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Fedora (2.6.21-1.3194.fc7)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 ro root=/dev/md2
initrd /initrd-2.6.21-1.3194.fc7.img
boot
 
Old 08-03-2007, 10:21 AM   #4
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Hello, I am not exactly sure how that would happen, but it should be easy enough to fix, you should be able to boot into linux rescue and run a command like # grub-install /dev/hda --assuming linux is installed on hda. I have found a link here that may help http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2005/1...-and-boot.html
 
Old 08-03-2007, 10:34 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by redhatpenguin
Hello, I am not exactly sure how that would happen, but it should be easy enough to fix, you should be able to boot into linux rescue and run a command like # grub-install /dev/hda --assuming linux is installed on hda. I have found a link here that may help http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2005/1...-and-boot.html

I try this, but with /dev/sda because I have SATA drives.

I get the error of no corresponding BIOS drive.
 
Old 08-03-2007, 05:50 PM   #6
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try this at the Grub prompt
Code:
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)
chainloader (hd0)+1
 
  


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