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I am panicking, I had help to uninstall linux for a dual boot... Anyway, I got the computer back ... in GRUB mode... when I turn my computer on I have only GRUB. I try to write root but get only something like
Can somebody help me, I need to clear the hard-disk and do a complete new installation.
Unfortunately I do not have access to any linux cd or floppys (not that I probably can read any of those anyway...)
1. Go into your BIOS settings, pressing Del or F2 usually does that
2. Check to see if the first boot device is selected as CDROM
3. Save and exit and when the machine reboots, it'd boot from the cd.
In step 2, you are simply asking the BIOS to look for the start up script in the cd and not on the hard disc. So, when it looks and finds the script in the cd, it boots from it.
All this would happen before the GRUB screen actually appears. 'Coz, it appears when the startup script is found on the hard disc. But, if before finding it on the ahrd disc it is found in the cdrom, then it would boot from the cdrom.
No I have a black screen with only GRUB, saying
[Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. For the fisrt word, TAB lists possible command competions. Anzwhere else TAB lists the possible completion of a device/filename]
Error 8: Kernel must be loaded before booting