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Old 08-31-2009, 01:30 PM   #1
gomz84
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Plzz Help me..i have no idea wat to do!!!!


hello all,
i have a problem, im using a laptop in which i have dual boot 1: Open suse 11.1 and another with Windows XP..my booting is through suse bootloader and recently after printing when i restart my pc it went blank( colourfull dotts) and i have to restart again but then i receive this error:

GNU GRUB version 0.97(639k Lower/514940K upper memory)
[Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported
For the first world, TAB lists possible command completions.Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename]
grub>


After This error i dnt know wat to do,how to load into my windows coz i have very very important document inside and formating is not a sollution for me...

Thank you,

Ps:Im really a baby in linux..i dnt know a single thing bout it..
 
Old 08-31-2009, 02:32 PM   #2
jomen
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Would you please try and search the forum - or the net - for posts which mention how to deal with "grub" problems or setting it up?
Grub _is_ the bootloader and it appears to be misconfigured.
If you are not successful then please use a better description for your next post - mentioning booting and grub.

All the best!
 
Old 08-31-2009, 02:44 PM   #3
gomz84
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windows found but cant login to suse 11.1..plz help

hi i recently seek help for this errors :
[ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For
the first word, TAB lists possible command
completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible
completions of a device/filename. ]

grub>


and i finally manage to login to windows with the help of these methods:

Use ‘rootnoverify’ command for setting the correct root device. this command don’t attempt to mount that partition.

Step(1) Set GRUB’s root device to the partition -

grub> rootnoverify (hd0,0)

grub> makeactive

grub> chainloader +1

grub> boot

and i finally manage to acess my windows but there is another problem..
My suse 11.1 cant be loaded in other words, i cant c my bootloader asking me which OS i wanna boot( i.e. Bootloader list) and it straight away login to windows...i want my bootloader to be restored..Plz help me..
 
Old 08-31-2009, 02:46 PM   #4
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Edit...

The title of your posting is not informative or descriptive, thus not drawing as much sympathetic interest as you would like. Try to edit it to something better.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...Ask_a_Question
 
  


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