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Old 01-30-2007, 08:32 PM   #1
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grub goes to prompt only 1st boot LAMP


I just installed a lamp sys and when it completed and rebooted, all I get is a grub prompt.
fedora 6 on duel HD with XP on first HD. Told grub in setup to load on 1st HD in mbr. any suggestions what I need to do at prompt? Tried to reinstall grub, says no dir found.
 
Old 01-30-2007, 08:43 PM   #2
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could you post your /boot/grub/grub.conf here?
 
Old 01-31-2007, 02:14 AM   #3
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cannot even get into/boot/grub/grub.conf file. even a search wont find it.
/dev/hdb
/devhdb1 /boot ext3 102mb
fedora core /dev/volgroup00/logvol00
this is how it setup and cannot even find fedora.
 
Old 02-01-2007, 10:28 AM   #4
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get a livecd, (gentoo-minimal install for example) and boot using this cd. this would allow you to mount your /boot (or if it is on the root partition, /), then you can edit/vieuw all your files. since /boot/grub/grub.conf is still a text file, you can open this with your favorite text editor (nano, vi, vim, emacs, ...)

best use a small livecd like gentoo since it takes less time to download/burn.

don't dispair, all the above steps are really easy.
 
  


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