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Old 12-26-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
sameoldsameold
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notebook will not boot anything now


Its an older vye s18 mini v, the OS is old too "tinyflux" (no other liux would even load).
Ran the install to disc which went to completion.

Now all I get is the following-

Attempting to boot Hard Drive...
Grub Loading stage1.5.

GRUB loading, please wait...
Error 15


I have tried running the live cd again many times (and others centos, mint, windows xp etc) but I get the same result and nothing seems to be able to budge it. The netbook is useless currently.

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Old 12-26-2012, 05:55 PM   #2
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Here a possible solution for your problem: https://stringofthoughts.wordpress.c...-debianubuntu/

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Old 12-26-2012, 06:03 PM   #3
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As I said, I cannot boot anything, any livecd or other (windows included).
 
Old 12-28-2012, 01:49 AM   #4
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Did you move the cdrom drive to the top of list in bios?In most bios you have to scroll down & push F6, F5, + or - to change.
 
Old 12-28-2012, 12:21 PM   #5
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Error 15 means that Grub can't find Linux at the address given. It should not occur if you boot from a live disk, because the live disk is right there! If the live disk is giving that error, then it's not being used. Edit the BIOS, or interrupt it and go to the boot menu to select the disk.

Once you get a live session running, then you can see what's wrong with your grub (or perhaps your hard drive): see the link in post 2.
 
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