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Old 01-07-2009, 12:09 AM   #1
bisht_mohit
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Question Stuck in grub mode


I was installing rl5 in one of my desktop machine. Due to the power issue in my city (mostly happened in India) my installition process was stuck in mid.

After booting, That machine automatically going in grub mode. And i not be able to do anything even i am not able to reinstall and format.

I have tried some of the following command in grub mode but not working because of kernel file is not present :-

root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0,0)


Please let me know, what other things i can do.
 
Old 01-07-2009, 12:51 AM   #2
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If the install did not complete you will have to reinstall it.
There is no reason why it should not allow re-installation.
 
Old 01-07-2009, 01:40 AM   #3
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Yeah, you should definately perform a complete reinstall. Is there a reason why you can't do that?
 
Old 01-07-2009, 05:42 AM   #4
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You're booting from your first HDD, so your computer cames into the MBR and runs GRUB, in order to boot from a CD you have to enter the BIOS (usually F2 or <del> at boot-test) and set the CD-reader you're going to insert the install CD in in the first place on boot sequence. Insert your installation CD, save and reboot.
 
Old 01-08-2009, 06:24 AM   #5
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Yeh Friends,
I have tried to reinstall but i am still in same place.
 
Old 01-08-2009, 06:41 AM   #6
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That grub mode you see is may be because system is not booting from cd but HDD. Make sure you have a bootable cd and your bios supports cd rom booting.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 06:44 AM   #7
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bisht;

One of your posts was done as a report. Please re-post here if necessary.
 
  


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