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Old 06-22-2005, 06:36 PM   #1
Flasher2
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Boot stops at "GRUB"


Hi people.

Wanted to try Fedora Core 4 and installed it on my machine.

Its configured with 2 x WD Raptor on a IC7 max3.

I installed perfectly and booted. Its runs "dmi pool data" and then "GRUB" appears.

Here it just freezes, just standing there?

What could be the problem?

Reinstalled twice, and on my WD Raptors / Raid sys.

Really need help here, am a newbie on linux
 
Old 06-23-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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Re: Boot stops at "GRUB"

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Originally posted by Flasher2
Hi people.

Wanted to try Fedora Core 4 and installed it on my machine.

Its configured with 2 x WD Raptor on a IC7 max3.

I installed perfectly and booted. Its runs "dmi pool data" and then "GRUB" appears.

Here it just freezes, just standing there?

What could be the problem?

Reinstalled twice, and on my WD Raptors / Raid sys.

Really need help here, am a newbie on linux
Hello,
Boot with the FC4 first CD. Do the chroot to the linux filesystem and run 'grub-install --recheck /dev/hda'. Change the hda to you partition especifically. Finally reboot and check if everything goes normal.

Good luck.

Sorry for my very bad english.
 
Old 06-24-2005, 03:10 PM   #3
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Anyone know the meaning of chroot? How do i get there?

Not any of my friends knew what it meant
 
Old 06-25-2005, 06:37 AM   #4
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chroot is a command that changes the root directory of the system to a directory different from / and launch a shell on it like it was /.
Is usefull if you run the recovery console because you can do "chroot /mnt/oldsystem" (where /mnt/oldsystem is where the recovery mounted your old system) and that makes that all commands executes in the linux installation that you want to recover. So you can edit files or reinstall grub like you where in your linux.
 
Old 06-25-2005, 10:41 AM   #5
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OK, makes sense.

So what do i do?

In the recovery phase it says it dosent know the command 'grub-install' - Isent that where i am suppose to be?
 
Old 06-25-2005, 11:42 AM   #6
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Oki. Now i used the 'grub-install' with this command "grub-install --recheck /dev/sda"

sda = my partition.

Now when i boot, it says "Grub loading, please wait..." And then "Error 17"??

What is wrong now
 
Old 06-25-2005, 11:55 AM   #7
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now im stuck at that "error 17" point.

Still running raid, with my raid partition on sda & sdb.

So, any suggestions from this point? really need it up and running
 
  


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