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Old 04-13-2014, 12:11 PM   #1
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GNU GRUB version 0,97 (638k lower / 1046464 upper MEMORY)


Hi all ...
[Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported . For the first word . TAB lists possible command completions . Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename.]

grub >

what i can do now ??
i need your help please ...
i am using fedora 12 . i was installing# yum install kernel kernel-devel
when it complete they ask me to reboot .then this message appearead .. am installing it to the first time
 
Old 04-13-2014, 04:04 PM   #2
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As you can see at the Fedora page below, there has been no support for Fedora 12 for over three years. You might try a current version.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/End_of_life

Some mistake was made in the installation of the bootloader. Usually would work well in your situation with only the one operating system installed (Fedora 12). You would be better off with a current system.
 
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Old 04-13-2014, 04:23 PM   #3
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Check this.
 
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Old 04-13-2014, 05:11 PM   #4
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if you MUST USE as in 100% MUST use a dead and unsupported Operating system
-- one that is 8( EIGHT!! ) versions and 3 years out of date
this is NOT recommended

have a look on the " End Of Life " section of the FedoraForum
http://www.forums.fedoraforum.org/forumdisplay.php?f=75

HOWEVER

it is very UNWISE to use a operating system that is 8 versions and 3 years DEAD
 
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:25 PM   #5
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Thx u all .. i'll install another fedora version ...
 
Old 05-25-2014, 04:57 AM   #6
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No root device found; Boot has failed, sleeping forever

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No root device found; Boot has failed, sleeping forever
...... is there any thing to do ??
 
Old 05-25-2014, 06:20 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hiba.yousef.1991 View Post
grub>boot ...
No root device found; Boot has failed, sleeping forever
...... is there any thing to do ??
Is this the OS or cd? If it's the OS then get the cd & install it.
 
Old 05-26-2014, 12:21 AM   #8
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Is this the OS or cd? If it's the OS then get the cd & install it.
it was working well over two months.. bt yesterday it gives me the message above
when i type setup (hd0)
it gives me (( /boot/grub/stage1 exists... no))...

you mean i have to build os on cd ?
then use the cd to boot /

am om vmware ...
thx for your reply
 
Old 05-26-2014, 12:33 AM   #9
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Something like that doesn't just happen for no reason and it's pretty difficult for us to guess. A new version of Fedora would be using Grub2 as a bootloader and there would not be a stage1 file nor would it be needed. So the question which needs an answer before you can get any realistic advice is this still the old Fedora or have you tried installing a current version?
 
Old 05-26-2014, 12:38 AM   #10
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u r right ... am using fedora12
cause the nctuns programme need this version to install ...
 
Old 05-26-2014, 02:56 AM   #11
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when i start my fedora a black window opens with grub error ..
then i noticed thad the grub file is empty ..
how can i get out of the grub mode and copy files into this folder ??
 
Old 05-26-2014, 09:35 AM   #12
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I keep a link to http://www.sorgonet.com/linux/grubrestore/ handy for when I screw up the boot partition (which still uses grub legacy) grub-legacy on my main desktop PC.
 
Old 05-26-2014, 11:42 AM   #13
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In post 8, you indicate that the Grub stage1 file is not found and in your last post you seem to indicate that you have checked the /boot/grub directory on your Fedora 12 install and found it empty. Is that correct? If so, you will need the Fedora 12 installation medium or possibly any Linux using Grub Legacy to boot and find the grub files on it. They are usually in /lib/grub or /usr/lib/grub. Copy the stage 1 and stage2 files from that location to the /boot/grub directory on the hard drive for Fedora 12. You will then need to manually create a grub.conf or menu.lst file. You can do that by copying the entry from the isolinux.cfg file (or whatever file the Fedora Live CD uses) to the grub.conf or menu.lst and modifying it to fit a standard grub entry. If you don't know how to do that, post the isolinux.cfg file. You would then need to do the standard grub install:

root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)
quit

Change the above entries if the Fedora boot files are not on sda1.
 
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Old 05-26-2014, 11:43 AM   #14
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In post 8, you indicate that the Grub stage1 file is not found and in your last post you seem to indicate that you have checked the /boot/grub directory on your Fedora 12 install and found it empty. Is that correct? If so, you will need the Fedora 12 installation medium or possibly any Linux using Grub Legacy to boot and find the grub files on it. They are usually in /lib/grub or /usr/lib/grub. Copy the stage 1 and stage2 files from that location to the /boot/grub directory on the hard drive for Fedora 12. You will then need to manually create a grub.conf or menu.lst file. You can do that by copying the entry from the isolinux.cfg file (or whatever file the Fedora Live CD uses) to the grub.conf or menu.lst and modifying it to fit the grub entry. If you don't know how to do that, post the isolinux.cfg file. You would then need to do the standard grub install:

Code:
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)
quit
Change the above entries if the Fedora boot files are not on sda1.
 
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Old 05-26-2014, 05:55 PM   #15
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thxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx u all .... it's done ...
thx thx
 
  


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