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Old 12-28-2007, 01:16 AM   #1
ravi_chobey
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Thumbs up partition table corrupted


Hi All,

I am trying to boot Fedora 7 on my hard drive.My problem is, i am getting

grub >

and i am not able to boot my linux kernel.After pressing TAB key i am getting certain command.can anybody tell me how i will be able to move ahead.I think my partition table is corrupted,i am not able upgrade my system and i dont want to format my hard disk.
Is there anyway to move ahead after grub prompt?

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Ravi
 
Old 12-28-2007, 02:58 AM   #2
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What happened to cause this - most importantly, what did you change ???
 
Old 12-28-2007, 03:11 AM   #3
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If you enter "kernel (hd" and press tab, can you locate the kernel? For example, if the kernel is located on the first harddrive and first partition, "kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-version"

You can use auto-completion to reduce typing and discover the drives & partitions available. After entering a line starting with "kernel ", do the same for "initrd ". When that is done, enter the boot command. If your partition table isn't damaged, you may be able to boot. It looks like more than the boot strap portion of grub loaded (bytes 0-244) so your partition table may be OK. At least the entry for the root partition.
It would help a person understand your question if you used proper capitalization and used spaces between words.

Last edited by jschiwal; 12-28-2007 at 07:21 PM. Reason: The quote character was being replaced with xml aliases - &quote;
 
  


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