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when i turn on my it gives me a message saying
that is all it says, it gives me no error message, but it will not load past that. I am using Ubuntu 9.10 and i have tried to reinstall ubuntu. when i did reinstall Ubuntu, i booted up my cpu and it went to the grub menu asking me which OS i would like to use. it worked perfectly until i rebooted my CPU. my other os is microsoft windows xp(it's my mom's cpu also, please respond quickly.
So your current state is a message saying
And the system pauses there?
I would say boot with the Ubuntu LiveCD again. I think it has an option for re-install grub boot loader.
You may end up having to put the Windows bootloader back in and use a second physical hard disk to install Ubuntu, so as to avoid getting into this mess.
yes it just pauses there. I am currently running off the Uvuntu live cd and i really need to fix this. i do not have the windows bootloader cd any more. As stated before i installed ubuntu again(I have 2 ubuntus) I believe i also reinstalled grub
1. Pop in the Live CD, boot from it until you reach the desktop.
2. Open a terminal window or switch to a tty.
3. Type "grub"
4. Type "root (hd0,6)", or whatever your harddisk + boot partition numbers are (my /boot is at /dev/sda7, which translates to hd0,6 for grub).
5. Type "setup (hd0)", ot whatever your harddisk nr is.
6. Quit grub by typing "quit".