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Old 01-09-2004, 12:21 AM   #1
edawad
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Accidentally set Grub to advanced...


Hi all,

During installation I set 'advanced GRUB' options (Fedora) thinking that it would let me look at more options during install. However, after my 2nd boot, I am greeted with a grub> prompt rather than a normal graphical boot menu. I can browse my HD with a Knoppix liveCD, and my grub.conf looks normal (with my 2 entries). How do I revert Grub to the newbie-friendly version?

Thanks

Ed
 
Old 01-09-2004, 01:40 AM   #2
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I looked at my grub.conf from Knoppix and found this for my Linux entry

root (hd0,6)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb
initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.22-1.2115.npt1.img

When I manually type in root(hd0,6) it gives me a filesystem error 0x83. However when I manually type in the entry for windows,
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

Windows boots fine. Is my Linux partition corrupted?
 
Old 01-09-2004, 04:57 AM   #3
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When you are at the GRUB> Prompt try plain "boot" (without the """), that should start it, if I remember correctly. Else try

http://www.mcc.ac.uk/grub/grub_toc.html

http://www.gnu.org/manual/grub-0.92/html_mono/grub.html

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Multiboot-with-GRUB.html

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Linux+Win9x+Grub-HOWTO/

Good luck.
 
  


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