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Old 04-27-2009, 05:26 AM   #1
jaslowe
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Help! Run into trouble installing debian


Hi,
I was trying to install debian on my machine using a debian net install image downloaded from their site.
Halfway through the process, my computer rebooted for no apparent reason. Now, instead of going to the bootloader that asks if I want to go to windows or the debian installer, it loads a grub console.
INFO: I was installing debian on my second hard drive, so my windows HDD should be untouched.
Console says "GNU GRUB version 0.95 (639K lower/ 1047488K upper memory)

[ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first work, TAB lists possible command completetions. Anywhere else TAV lists the possible completetions of a device/filename.]

grub>"

if it helps, the command root gives
"grub> root
(hd1,0): Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83"

Please help, as I cannot do anything with the computer at the moment

Thanks
 
Old 04-27-2009, 05:29 AM   #2
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I would suggest to restart the installation, since it did not finish.
 
Old 04-27-2009, 05:31 AM   #3
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If nothing else works, use netbootcd-3.0 or Billix-0.24 to net-install, as I have had 0 problems with both installing Lenny.
 
  


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