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Old 09-08-2006, 10:58 PM   #1
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Ubuntu after Suse install- lost Grub screen


Hi all

Its been a while since I visited here. I am in a bit of a jam. I had a working, relatively well-configured Suse installation. I happened upon a HD and well, decided to get fancy and have Ubuntu on it and have a dual boot. Well, I guess I must have done the wrong thing by installing grub to MBR because now when I try to boot, it says

Grub loading, please wait
Error 15

I tried restoring the Suse grub but I only have the boot CD (it was a network install) and couldn't get it back (maybe I'm doing the wrong thing).

Any ideas how I should proceed ? I don't really care about the Ubuntu installation at this point if I have to sacrifice it but would like to get Suse back. BTW, I downloaded the Suse LiveCD but it doesn't seem to have an option to restore grub. I do have the Ubuntu disk.

Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance.

Cheers,
HT
 
Old 09-08-2006, 11:27 PM   #2
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Try www.google.com/linux, search words "chroot grub install". You can find instructions.

Basically, boot Ubuntu, mount SuSE parttion read/write, chroot into it, and reinstall grub.
 
Old 09-09-2006, 06:13 PM   #3
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