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Old 11-02-2009, 02:37 AM   #1
pinkerton
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New to Linux - Having problems booting 9.10


Hi. I decided to give Linux a try and installed Ubuntu 9.10 but I've ran into a few problems. It is the only operative system in this computer.

I downloaded the ISO file and used UNetbootin to make a bootable USB. I installed Ubuntu from it but when I tried to boot from my HD I saw the following error:



GRUB loading.

error: unknown filesystem

grub rescue>



I told a friend and when I said that the USB had taken me to the tryout Linux by default he suggested I burn a CD instead. I did so and after installing I got the following message:



error: no such device: code

Failed to boot default entries.

Press any key to continue...



When I press a key I get the same error. After restarting my PC I sometimes got access to a menu but whatever option I chose I got the same error again.

I made a bootable USB with Super Grub Disk and I can boot Ubuntu using it, but it won't fix Grub. I've tried reinstalling Grub but was unable to (as I said in the title I'm new to Linux and might have made a mistake while trying to, but I think I followed the instructions closely).

What do I have to do so I don't have to rely on my USB to boot my computer?

Thanks in advance for all the advice.
 
Old 11-02-2009, 03:17 AM   #2
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Please post the output of those commands:
Code:
cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
fdisk -l
mount
 
Old 11-02-2009, 03:31 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Agrouf View Post
Please post the output of those commands:
Code:
cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
fdisk -l
mount
Thanks for the reply. This is what I get:

cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
cat: /boot/grub/menu.lst: No such file or directory

fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xda14da14

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 19083 153284166 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 19084 19457 3004155 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 19084 19457 3004123+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 2034 MB, 2034237440 bytes
81 heads, 29 sectors/track, 1691 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 2349 * 512 = 1202688 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 1 1692 1986528+ 6 FAT16

mount
/dev/sda1 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
none on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
none on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
none on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /lib/init/rw type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/diego/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=diego)
/dev/sdb1 on /media/044A-2FF8 type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=devkit,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,dmask=0077,utf8=1,flush)
/dev/sr0 on /media/cdrom0 type iso9660 (ro,nosuid,nodev,utf8,user=diego)
 
Old 11-02-2009, 03:48 AM   #4
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Sorry, I forgot Ubuntu 9.10 is using Grub 2.
Please post the output of:
Code:
cat /etc/default/grub
find /etc/grub.d -exec cat {} \; -print
 
Old 11-02-2009, 04:04 AM   #5
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Sorry, I forgot Ubuntu 9.10 is using Grub 2.
Please post the output of:
Code:
cat /etc/default/grub
find /etc/grub.d -exec cat {} \; -print
cat /etc/default/grub
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# /boot/grub/grub.cfg.

GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
GRUB_TIMEOUT="10"
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
#GRUB_TERMINAL=console

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux
#GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entrys
#GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_RECOVERY="true"

find /etc/grub.d -exec cat {} \; -print
cat: /etc/grub.d: Is a directory
#! /bin/sh -e

# grub-mkconfig helper script.
# Copyright (C) 2006,2007,2008,2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
#
# GRUB is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# GRUB is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with GRUB. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

transform="s,x,x,"

prefix=/usr
exec_prefix=${prefix}
libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib
grub_prefix=`echo /boot/grub | sed ${transform}`

. ${libdir}/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

# Do this as early as possible, since other commands might depend on it.
# (e.g. the `loadfont' command might need lvm or raid modules)
for i in ${GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES} ; do
echo "insmod $i"
done

if [ "x${GRUB_DEFAULT}" = "x" ] ; then GRUB_DEFAULT=0 ; fi
if [ "x${GRUB_DEFAULT}" = "xsaved" ] ; then GRUB_DEFAULT='${saved_entry}' ; fi
if [ "x${GRUB_TIMEOUT}" = "x" ] ; then GRUB_TIMEOUT=5 ; fi
if [ "x${GRUB_GFXMODE}" = "x" ] ; then GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480 ; fi

cat << EOF
if [ -s /boot/grub/grubenv ]; then
have_grubenv=true
load_env
fi
set default="${GRUB_DEFAULT}"
if [ \${prev_saved_entry} ]; then
saved_entry=\${prev_saved_entry}
save_env saved_entry
prev_saved_entry=
save_env prev_saved_entry
fi
EOF

case ${GRUB_TERMINAL_INPUT}:${GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT} in
serial:* | *:serial)
if ! test -e ${grub_prefix}/serial.mod ; then
echo "Serial terminal not available on this platform." >&2 ; exit 1
fi

if [ "x${GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND}" = "x" ] ; then
grub_warn "Requested serial terminal but GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND is unspecified. Default parameters will be used."
GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND=serial
fi
echo "${GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND}"
;;
esac

case x${GRUB_TERMINAL_INPUT} in
x)
# Just use the native terminal
;;
x*)
cat << EOF
if terminal_input ${GRUB_TERMINAL_INPUT} ; then true ; else
# For backward compatibility with versions of terminal.mod that don't
# understand terminal_input
terminal ${GRUB_TERMINAL_INPUT}
fi
EOF
;;
esac

case x${GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT} in
xgfxterm)
# Make the font accessible
prepare_grub_to_access_device `${grub_probe} --target=device ${GRUB_FONT_PATH}`

cat << EOF
if loadfont `make_system_path_relative_to_its_root ${GRUB_FONT_PATH}` ; then
set gfxmode=${GRUB_GFXMODE}
insmod gfxterm
insmod ${GRUB_VIDEO_BACKEND}
if terminal_output gfxterm ; then true ; else
# For backward compatibility with versions of terminal.mod that don't
# understand terminal_output
terminal gfxterm
fi
fi
EOF
;;
x)
# Just use the native terminal
;;
x*)
cat << EOF
if terminal_output ${GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT} ; then true ; else
# For backward compatibility with versions of terminal.mod that don't
# understand terminal_output
terminal ${GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT}
fi
EOF
;;
esac

cat << EOF
if [ \${recordfail} = 1 ]; then
set timeout=-1
else
set timeout=${GRUB_TIMEOUT}
fi
EOF
/etc/grub.d/00_header

All executable files in this directory are processed in shell expansion order.

00_*: Reserved for 00_header.
10_*: Native boot entries.
20_*: Third party apps (e.g. memtest86+).

The number namespace in-between is configurable by system installer and/or
administrator. For example, you can add an entry to boot another OS as
01_otheros, 11_otheros, etc, depending on the position you want it to occupy in
the menu; and then adjust the default setting via /etc/default/grub.
/etc/grub.d/README
#! /bin/sh -e

# grub-mkconfig helper script.
# Copyright (C) 2006,2007,2008,2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
#
# GRUB is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# GRUB is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with GRUB. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

prefix=/usr
exec_prefix=${prefix}
libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib

. ${libdir}/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

found_other_os=

adjust_timeout () {
if [ "x${found_other_os}" = "x" ] ; then
if [ "x${GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT}" != "x" ] ; then
if [ "x${GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET}" = "xtrue" ] ; then
verbose=
else
verbose=" --verbose"
fi

if [ "x${GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT}" = "x0" ] ; then
cat <<EOF
if [ \${timeout} != -1 ]; then
if keystatus; then
if keystatus --shift; then
set timeout=-1
else
set timeout=0
fi
else
if sleep$verbose --interruptible 3 ; then
set timeout=0
fi
fi
fi
EOF
else
cat << EOF
if [ \${timeout} != -1 ]; then
if sleep$verbose --interruptible ${GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT} ; then
set timeout=0
fi
fi
EOF
fi
fi
fi
}

if [ "x${GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER}" = "xtrue" ]; then
adjust_timeout
exit 0
fi

if [ -z "`which os-prober 2> /dev/null`" -o -z "`which linux-boot-prober 2> /dev/null`" ] ; then
# missing os-prober and/or linux-boot-prober
adjust_timeout
exit 0
fi

OSPROBED="`os-prober | tr ' ' '^' | paste -s -d ' '`"
if [ -z "${OSPROBED}" ] ; then
# empty os-prober output, nothing doing
adjust_timeout
exit 0
fi

for OS in ${OSPROBED} ; do
DEVICE="`echo ${OS} | cut -d ':' -f 1`"
LONGNAME="`echo ${OS} | cut -d ':' -f 2 | tr '^' ' '`"
LABEL="`echo ${OS} | cut -d ':' -f 3 | tr '^' ' '`"
BOOT="`echo ${OS} | cut -d ':' -f 4`"

if [ -z "${LONGNAME}" ] ; then
LONGNAME="${LABEL}"
fi

echo "Found ${LONGNAME} on ${DEVICE}" >&2
found_other_os=1

case ${BOOT} in
chain)

cat << EOF
menuentry "${LONGNAME} (on ${DEVICE})" {
EOF
save_default_entry | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
prepare_grub_to_access_device ${DEVICE} | sed -e "s/^/\t/"

case ${LONGNAME} in
Windows\ Vista*|Windows\ 7*)
;;
*)
cat << EOF
drivemap -s (hd0) \${root}
EOF
;;
esac

cat <<EOF
chainloader +1
}
EOF
;;
linux)
LINUXPROBED="`linux-boot-prober ${DEVICE} 2> /dev/null | tr ' ' '^' | paste -s -d ' '`"

for LINUX in ${LINUXPROBED} ; do
LROOT="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 1`"
LBOOT="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 2`"
LLABEL="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 3 | tr '^' ' '`"
LKERNEL="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 4`"
LINITRD="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 5`"
LPARAMS="`echo ${LINUX} | cut -d ':' -f 6- | tr '^' ' '`"

if [ -z "${LLABEL}" ] ; then
LLABEL="${LONGNAME}"
fi

cat << EOF
menuentry "${LLABEL} (on ${DEVICE})" {
EOF
save_default_entry | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
prepare_grub_to_access_device ${DEVICE} | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
cat << EOF
linux ${LKERNEL} ${LPARAMS}
EOF
if [ -n "${LINITRD}" ] ; then
cat << EOF
initrd ${LINITRD}
EOF
fi
cat << EOF
}
EOF
done
;;
macosx)
OSXUUID="`grub-probe --target=fs_uuid --device ${DEVICE} 2> /dev/null`"
cat << EOF
menuentry "${LONGNAME} (on ${DEVICE})" {
EOF
save_default_entry | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
prepare_grub_to_access_device ${DEVICE} | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
cat << EOF
insmod vbe
do_resume=0
if [ /var/vm/sleepimage -nt10 / ]; then
if xnu_resume /var/vm/sleepimage; then
do_resume=1
fi
fi
if [ \$do_resume == 0 ]; then
xnu_uuid ${OSXUUID} uuid
if [ -f /Extra/DSDT.aml ]; then
acpi -e /Extra/DSDT.aml
fi
xnu_kernel /mach_kernel boot-uuid=\${uuid} rd=*uuid
if [ /System/Library/Extensions.mkext -nt /System/Library/Extensions ]; then
xnu_mkext /System/Library/Extensions.mkext
else
xnu_kextdir /System/Library/Extensions
fi
if [ -f /Extra/Extensions.mkext ]; then
xnu_mkext /Extra/Extensions.mkext
fi
if [ -d /Extra/Extensions ]; then
xnu_kextdir /Extra/Extensions
fi
if [ -f /Extra/devtree.txt ]; then
xnu_devtree /Extra/devtree.txt
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.jpg ]; then
insmod jpeg
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.jpg
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.png ]; then
insmod png
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.png
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.tga ]; then
insmod tga
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.tga
fi
fi
}
EOF
;;
hurd|*)
echo " ${LONGNAME} is not yet supported by grub-mkconfig." >&2
;;
esac
done

adjust_timeout
/etc/grub.d/30_os-prober
#! /bin/sh -e

# grub-mkconfig helper script.
# Copyright (C) 2006,2007,2008,2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
#
# GRUB is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# GRUB is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with GRUB. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

prefix=/usr
exec_prefix=${prefix}
libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib
. ${libdir}/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

if [ "x${GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR}" = "x" ] ; then
OS=GNU/Linux
else
OS="${GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR}"
fi

# loop-AES arranges things so that /dev/loop/X can be our root device, but
# the initrds that Linux uses don't like that.
case ${GRUB_DEVICE} in
/dev/loop/*|/dev/loop[0-9])
GRUB_DEVICE=`losetup ${GRUB_DEVICE} | sed -e "s/^[^(]*(\([^)]\+\)).*/\1/"`
# We can't cope with devices loop-mounted from files here.
case ${GRUB_DEVICE} in
/dev/*) ;;
*) exit 0 ;;
esac
;;
esac

if [ "x${GRUB_DEVICE_UUID}" = "x" ] || [ "x${GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID}" = "xtrue" ] \
|| ! test -e "/dev/disk/by-uuid/${GRUB_DEVICE_UUID}" \
|| [ "`grub-probe -t abstraction --device ${GRUB_DEVICE} | sed -e 's,.*\(lvm\).*,\1,'`" = "lvm" ] ; then
LINUX_ROOT_DEVICE=${GRUB_DEVICE}
else
LINUX_ROOT_DEVICE=UUID=${GRUB_DEVICE_UUID}
fi

# add crashkernel option if we have the required tools
if [ -x "/usr/bin/makedumpfile" ] && [ -x "/sbin/kexec" ]; then
GRUB_CMDLINE_EXTRA="$GRUB_CMDLINE_EXTRA crashkernel=384M-2G:64M,2G-:128M"
fi

linux_entry ()
{
cat << EOF
menuentry "$1" {
recordfail=1
if [ -n \${have_grubenv} ]; then save_env recordfail; fi
EOF
if [ "x$3" = "xquiet" ]; then
cat << EOF
set quiet=1
EOF
fi
save_default_entry | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
prepare_grub_to_access_device ${GRUB_DEVICE_BOOT} | sed -e "s/^/\t/"
cat << EOF
linux ${rel_dirname}/${basename} root=${linux_root_device_thisversion} ro $2
EOF
if test -n "${initrd}" ; then
cat << EOF
initrd ${rel_dirname}/${initrd}
EOF
fi
cat << EOF
}
EOF
}

list=`for i in /boot/vmlinu[xz]-* /vmlinu[xz]-* ; do
if grub_file_is_not_garbage "$i" ; then echo -n "$i " ; fi
done`

while [ "x$list" != "x" ] ; do
linux=`version_find_latest $list`
echo "Found linux image: $linux" >&2
basename=`basename $linux`
dirname=`dirname $linux`
rel_dirname=`make_system_path_relative_to_its_root $dirname`
version=`echo $basename | sed -e "s,^[^0-9]*-,,g"`
alt_version=`echo $version | sed -e "s,\.old$,,g"`
linux_root_device_thisversion="${LINUX_ROOT_DEVICE}"

initrd=
for i in "initrd.img-${version}" "initrd-${version}.img" \
"initrd-${version}" "initrd.img-${alt_version}" \
"initrd-${alt_version}.img" "initrd-${alt_version}"; do
if test -e "${dirname}/${i}" ; then
initrd="$i"
break
fi
done
if test -n "${initrd}" ; then
echo "Found initrd image: ${dirname}/${initrd}" >&2
else
# "UUID=" magic is parsed by initrds. Since there's no initrd, it can't work here.
linux_root_device_thisversion=${GRUB_DEVICE}
fi

linux_entry "${OS}, Linux ${version}" \
"${GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX} ${GRUB_CMDLINE_EXTRA} ${GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT}" \
quiet
if [ "x${GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_RECOVERY}" != "xtrue" ]; then
linux_entry "${OS}, Linux ${version} (recovery mode)" \
"single ${GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX}"
fi

list=`echo $list | tr ' ' '\n' | grep -vx $linux | tr '\n' ' '`
done
/etc/grub.d/10_linux
#!/bin/sh
exec tail -n +3 $0
# This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the
# menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change
# the 'exec tail' line above.
/etc/grub.d/40_custom
#!/bin/sh
set -e

prefix=/usr
exec_prefix=${prefix}
libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib

# older versions of grub2 do not have this yet (LP: #459080)
if [ ! -e ${libdir}/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib ]; then
echo "no grub-mkconfig_lib, exiting"
exit 0
fi

. ${libdir}/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

# We can't cope with loop-mounted devices here.
case ${GRUB_DEVICE_BOOT} in
/dev/loop/*|/dev/loop[0-9])
exit 0
;;
esac

if test -e /boot/memtest86+.bin ; then
MEMTESTPATH=$( make_system_path_relative_to_its_root "/boot/memtest86+.bin" )
echo "Found memtest86+ image: $MEMTESTPATH" >&2
cat << EOF
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+)" {
linux16 $MEMTESTPATH
}
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)" {
linux16 $MEMTESTPATH console=ttyS0,115200n8
}
EOF
fi
/etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+
#!/bin/bash -e

source /usr/lib/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

set_mono_theme()
{
cat << EOF
set menu_color_normal=white/black
set menu_color_highlight=black/white
EOF
}

# check for usable backgrounds
use_bg=false
if [ "$GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT" = "gfxterm" ] ; then
for i in {/boot/grub,/usr/share/images/desktop-base}/moreblue-orbit-grub.{png,tga} ; do
if is_path_readable_by_grub $i ; then
bg=$i
case ${bg} in
*.png) reader=png ;;
*.tga) reader=tga ;;
*.jpg|*.jpeg) reader=jpeg ;;
esac
if test -e /boot/grub/${reader}.mod ; then
echo "Found Debian background: `basename ${bg}`" >&2
use_bg=true
break
fi
fi
done
fi

# set the background if possible
if ${use_bg} ; then
prepare_grub_to_access_device `${grub_probe} --target=device ${bg}`
cat << EOF
insmod ${reader}
if background_image `make_system_path_relative_to_its_root ${bg}` ; then
set color_normal=black/black
set color_highlight=magenta/black
else
EOF
fi

# otherwise, set a monochromatic theme for Ubuntu
if ${use_bg} ; then
set_mono_theme | sed -e "s/^/ /g"
echo "fi"
else
set_mono_theme
fi
/etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme
 
Old 11-02-2009, 04:11 AM   #6
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try those commands:
Code:
sudo grub-mkconfig
sudo update-grub2
Then try to boot again.

Last edited by Agrouf; 11-02-2009 at 04:14 AM.
 
Old 11-02-2009, 04:36 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Agrouf View Post
try those commands:
Code:
sudo grub-mkconfig
sudo update-grub2
Then try to boot again.
This led back to the 'error: no such device' message.

Fortunately I found that this fix works:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/debian/+s...08/comments/10
 
Old 11-02-2009, 04:50 AM   #8
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Glad you found a fix. I still don't think grub2 is ready for prime time - fixes like this shouldn't be required in GA releases.
I did an upgrade on a crappy old Inspiron 1100, and grub (classic) works fine.
 
  


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