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Old 12-23-2012, 11:55 PM   #1
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Angry Grub error


Hi Friends,

I Have a problem with my laptop.

As i made some partition in my laptop forgetting that i have 2 OS in my laptop. when i turned on the lap next time. I Cant able to open as it shows the below words,

error: no such partition.
Entering rescue mode...
grub rescue>

Even i tried to format the computer and install windows 7. But no use. I Followed some steps from the internet. That too is of no use. So let me know how to rectify the error.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 12:11 AM   #2
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What OSs do you have? can you boot your laptop from a LiveCD and try to re install GRUB from there or format the Hard Drive using Gparted? then start from scratch? Each distro uses different ways to rebuild the MBR.

Tell us what you have.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 12:26 AM   #3
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No I cant able to do... I tried to reboot by using a USB Flash drive.. But it simply shows as grub error that's all. No other screen is visible. i'm using windows 7 and linux.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 01:37 AM   #4
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No I cant able to do... I tried to reboot by using a USB Flash drive.. But it simply shows as grub error that's all. No other screen is visible. i'm using windows 7 and linux.
Did you try to press f11 while booting to get the boot menu?

Also, try to enter your bios on boot(usually by pressing the delete key on boot but could be different on your notebook) and check what the first boot device is. If its your hdd then its not going to boot because you are having the grub issue. Try to change it to cd or another device so you can reinstall windows if you want.

Also, another thing to think about when installing linux: if you have more than 1 hdd the installer sometimes installs the boot loader on an hdd other than the 1st boot hdd. If you only have 1 hdd then please forget my last comment.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 02:00 AM   #5
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Did you try to press f11 while booting to get the boot menu?

Also, try to enter your bios on boot(usually by pressing the delete key on boot but could be different on your notebook) and check what the first boot device is. If its your hdd then its not going to boot because you are having the grub issue. Try to change it to cd or another device so you can reinstall windows if you want.

Also, another thing to think about when installing linux: if you have more than 1 hdd the installer sometimes installs the boot loader on an hdd other than the 1st boot hdd. If you only have 1 hdd then please forget my last comment.
Kindly give clear information.
(1) What are the operating system you have installed in your laptop and which Linux distro
(2) you removed the partition while using windows or linux.

Give these two answers so that we could help you.If we provide you the answer .we will just only shoot the bullets in dark.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 02:02 AM   #6
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Kindly give clear information.
(1) What are the operating system you have installed in your laptop and which Linux distro
(2) you removed the partition while using windows or linux.

Give these two answers so that we could help you.If we provide you the answer .we will just only shoot the bullets in dark.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 05:32 AM   #7
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Make & model of computer.
What operating system were you dual-booting with wins7?
 
Old 12-24-2012, 03:53 PM   #8
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I tried to reboot by using a USB Flash drive.. But it simply shows as grub error that's all
The most common reasons you would be seeing that is that you either have an unbootable flash drive or you do not have the flash drive set to first boot priority in the BIOS. The most likely reason you are getting "error:no such partition" is that you have either deleted the partition with the kernel/boot files or in changing the partitions, that partition was renumbered.

Answering the questions asked above would be the first step toward a solution.
 
Old 12-25-2012, 04:59 PM   #9
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Not all linux installatons go right. Redo the process starting with the less priority OS, have a bootloader to allow you choose the OS you want. Dont forget to backup, backup and backup.
 
  


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