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Hi buddies ,
I installed FC5 on my system and was working fine.After some days when I reinstalled (fresh installation)FC5 on my system ,after completing installation when PC rebooted it stucked at a point (when it shows PCI controller devices listings ).I tried to reinstall again but faced same problem.
Plz help me !!!!!
You need to post the last messages you see. That may give some clue.
When you post for help, provide as much detailed information as possible if you really expect a helpful reply.
uhmm... After booting PC it shows screen where at the bottom side press Del to enter setup line displays.After that it shows all PCI controller devices and then Grub loads.But bfore loading grub os stucks.Even reinstalling OS dosent solve the problem.
It doesnt displays any error or message.I hope you can understand hte problem.
BTW thanks for u r reply.
You may have to re-install GRUB the only prob is if u already re-installed FC5 then in theory GRUB should have re-installed as well so it's a bit of a mystery, but you said u got further last time, is that true?
Your fresh install may not be truly fresh. Should format the partition so that all the old files are removed. If FC5 doesn't work the second time it could be because you are retaining some previous files.
I'm not terribly familiar with grub, but it could be that the first time you installed in to the master boot record and subsequently installed in elsewhere. Then the installation of grub that gets loaded might be looking someplace the OS isn't. Might be worth a shot. If you're not even getting to grub, however, it's probably not a linux problem.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating so why not boot up a LiveCD, make a temporary directory in /mnt, mount your FC5 partition on it, chroot to it and restore Grub again. Work every time for me. Out of the 97 installed Linux in my box 60 of them use Grub. Among them are FC2, FC3, FC4 and FC5
Assuming you use IDE disk hda and FC5's /boot is hda6 the commands to restore Grub from a booted up Linux off any LiveCD (and in root) would be