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Old 12-28-2009, 01:13 PM   #1
azh11
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Help! Grub loading error


Hi,

I'm a Linux newbie, and I just setup a dual boot of Windows Vista and Linux Ubuntu 9.10, it was a clean install and I ran both OS's for a day without incident. This is on my Dell Inspiron 1545.

However, after restarting my computer I got the following error:
"GRUB loading.
the symbol "b_dd?nit" not found.
Aborted. Press any key to exit"

Any help how to solve this would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks
azh11
 
Old 12-28-2009, 03:37 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LinuxQuestions,

Have you manually edited your grub.cfg after the installation?

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 12-28-2009, 08:22 PM   #3
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Hello Eric,

Thanks for the welcome!
No, I haven't really edited anything after the install.

Thanks!
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:56 AM   #4
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Hello,

When in your Ubuntu, open a terminal and type:
Code:
sudo nano /boot/grub/grub.cfg
that is if your grub is installed that way. Normally it'll be in that location. Once opened check if you find the string that gives you the error. Maybe something went wrong with the grub install but you would only notice it after the first reboot, hence why you could work the first day.

Kind regards,

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