LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Password
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-03-2010, 10:02 AM   #1
rtully
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2010
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Grub on Asus EEE PC


When I boot my Asus EEE PC 1005HA, I get the following:

GRUB loading.
error: no such partition
grub rescue>

I need to be able to run Windows 7 startup repair, but Grub starts before the screen that allows you to access the BIOS appears. Because of this, I can't boot from CD. What should I do?
 
Old 04-03-2010, 10:07 AM   #2
amani
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Location: Kolkata, India
Distribution: 64-bit GNU/Linux, Kubuntu64, Fedora QA, Slackware,
Posts: 2,758

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
install ubuntu eepc edition :-)
 
Old 04-03-2010, 10:13 AM   #3
linus72
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2009
Location: Gordonsville-AKA Mayberry-Virginia
Distribution: PocketWriter/MinimalX
Posts: 5,057

Rep: Reputation: 328Reputation: 328Reputation: 328Reputation: 328
Welcome to LQ rtully

now, err thats grub2?
Quote:
Grub starts before the screen that allows you to access the BIOS appears.
I've never heard of the grub screen loading before BIOS
maybe BIOS screen goes by too fast?

so your dual booting 7 and buntu and suddenly grub just didnt load?
please be more specific
 
Old 04-03-2010, 11:23 AM   #4
10110111
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2008
Location: St.-Petersburg, Russia
Distribution: (B)LFS, Ubuntu, SliTaz
Posts: 402

Rep: Reputation: 51
Quote:
Grub starts before the screen that allows you to access the BIOS appears.
You just have some ASUS feature to accelerate loading enabled. If you want to get to BIOS setup, start your EEE PC and repeatedly press F2.
 
Old 04-03-2010, 04:22 PM   #5
rtully
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2010
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
The F2 option doesn't appear to work, or at least not fast enough to do anything before Grub starts.
 
Old 11-03-2010, 03:35 AM   #6
LogFish
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Hey Rtully, did you ever get this sorted? I am having the same problem, I get to GRUB error 22 so quick F2 doesn't get me to bios, ever.

Oh just got my speed-clicking finger in the zone and managed it 20th time, nm! Phew. One shouldn't delete partitions while watching TV, sigh.

Last edited by LogFish; 11-03-2010 at 03:38 AM.
 
  


Reply

Tags
asus, boot, eee, grub, pc


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Asus Eee pc Polanski Linux - Hardware 11 11-14-2008 05:39 PM
Asus EEE PC 900 the regular distro vs an eee distro dv502 Linux - General 8 07-28-2008 10:32 AM
LXer: New Asus Eee PC 901 with Atom due late June, but where is the Eee 1000H? LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 06-20-2008 04:20 AM
Asus Eee reactiv8 Linux - Newbie 3 03-17-2008 06:59 PM
EEE PC from Asus cccc Linux - Laptop and Netbook 12 11-13-2007 06:01 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:47 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration