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Old 11-25-2009, 11:05 PM   #1
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Cant load kernel .... Please help


HI guys can you help me please

i had problem and i cant do anything, i am new to linux i have installed Ubuntu and when i updated grub i got this message...([Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported For the first world, TAB lists possible command completions.Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename]

And because i have read a lot about it searching for solution i know how to do all the steps BUT one isn't working :::: KERNEL:::
I FOUND THE KERNEL BUT NOT THE LOCATION OF FILE SYSTEM /DEV/HDA

WHEN I TAB ON /DEV/ IT GIVES ME A LOT OF MEANINGLESS NAMES OF FILE BUT NOT hda sda3 ..... etc AS I SEEN IN WEBSITES....

SO PLEASE HELP ME TO LOAD THE KERNEL .... AND BY THE WAY I GOT THIS MESSAGE EACH TIME I ENTER KERNEL COMMAND UNKNOWN COMMAND 'KERNEL'
 
Old 11-25-2009, 11:24 PM   #2
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Hi -

Assuming this is a fresh install and you probably don't have anything important on your system yet...

... why don't you just *re-install*?

PS:
I notice you also posted here. Frankly, I wouldn't advise trying to debug "grub" or your fstab list at this point in your Linux Education. If at all possible, I'd just reinstall.

Someday - perhaps even someday soon - you might find this problem easy to troubleshoot and resolve. But I think today, it would just cause frustration.

IMHO

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Old 11-25-2009, 11:27 PM   #3
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i have files i want in ubuntu also why not solve the problem instead of re-install....
i have two OS in my HD XP and ubuntu i am new to linux and i like ubuntu.. i am only one step to solve it i know how to set the root and boot but i don't know how to load KERNEL...
 
Old 11-25-2009, 11:47 PM   #4
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why have you updated grub? it worked before, doesn't it?

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Old 11-25-2009, 11:54 PM   #5
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thanks paulsm4 for your reply...

i might be new to linux but i am smart and i can handle this problem..

this problem is simply, as I understand, is that grub2 isn't able to boot UBUNTU because it can't find the kernel and the image and the root ... so

i have to find the root,,, which i did.. and then find the kernel which i did and then load the kernel which i COULDN'T (because you have to locate the system file ... e.g /hda /sda3 etc........) then the image which gives me YOU HAVE TO LOAD THE KERNEL FIRST.. then simply BOOT from the root you set on the first step... it isn't that hard it is easy with a little help of course ..

yes i posted to that thread 30 minutes ago because it is similar to my problem and the steps are clear and working (not the kernel step). but it is old and i might not get an answer so i started this thread...


i thank you for your cooperation and advice.
 
Old 11-26-2009, 12:09 AM   #6
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Hi Web31337

i didn't know it will make such problem.....
 
Old 11-26-2009, 12:19 AM   #7
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i drove into wall... i didn't knew it would make such a problem (looking at smashed car and cursing the wall)! i thought i just drive it through.
doesn't that look familiar? -)
please if you don't know what that "red button" is, you don't press it to know, okay? don't think you are too wise to command linux right from a first try. it needs time and patience.

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Old 11-26-2009, 12:24 AM   #8
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i'd just adviced you to boot from livecd, get the files you want out and reinstall then push them back.
 
Old 11-26-2009, 12:53 AM   #9
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hehehehe


Nice story Web31337, it helped a lot...

you make linux sounds like a nuclear reactor... and You are the scientists. and i am the janitor


never mind, i will try my best until i solve it, so please if you have good advice rather than re-installing please share with me...
otherwise no thanks...
 
  


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