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Old 10-22-2008, 10:44 PM   #1
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Unhappy Urgent : GRUB loading, please wait... then appear "Error 15"


May somebody help me into this problem? what actually problem and how to solve it?
 
Old 10-22-2008, 10:47 PM   #2
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The problem is that grub could not find a file. What file name did grub say it could not find? What distribution are you using?

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Old 10-22-2008, 10:50 PM   #3
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i install slackware v12.0.. i`m the newbie.. can u help me into this sir?
 
Old 10-22-2008, 10:53 PM   #4
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First of all Mr.Newbie, don't mark your posts as 'Urgent' it implies we should drop what we are doing and help you. Secondly 'Error 15' means a file cannot be found, if at all possible post the complete error message.

*Sorry for this post, I didn't reload the page before replying*
 
Old 10-22-2008, 11:04 PM   #5
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First of all Mr.Newbie, don't mark your posts as 'Urgent' it implies we should drop what we are doing and help you. Secondly 'Error 15' means a file cannot be found, if at all possible post the complete error message.

*Sorry for this post, I didn't reload the page before replying*
Mr.{BBI}Nexus{BBI},

Sorry about the "urgent' text. But i`m doing some project at office and needs somebody to guide me here.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 12:57 AM   #6
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Mr.{BBI}Nexus{BBI},

Sorry about the "urgent' text. But i`m doing some project at office and needs somebody to guide me here.
As we will do if time permits. Can you post the full error message, if there is one.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 06:23 PM   #7
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The typical reason for the Error 15 message is incorrectly typed information in the grub menu.lst configuration file.

For example, if the configuration file lists "/boot/boot/grub/" instead of the correct location of "boot/grub/" then the result is "file not found.

Similarly, if the path is correct but the file name is typed incorrectly, then again the file cannot be found. For example, remember that grub counts devices starting with zero and not one. If your kernel image is located in a separate boot partition, and that partition is the first partition on the disk (hda1), then with respect to grub the location is (hd0,0)/vmlinuz.

Conversely, the numbering scheme changes when referring to the root drive. The syntax root=/dev/hda2 is correct but if my root partition is actually on hda3, then grub once again falters.

Grub is a decent boot loader, but like any computer software program, be sure to type everything correctly.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 06:32 PM   #8
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i install slackware v12.0.. i`m the newbie.. can u help me into this sir?
The main problem is you installed Slackware. It's not a distro many would recommend to anyone new to Linux. There's plenty of threads where people recommend distros for those new to Linux. Use the forum search and see what others believe would be appropriate.
 
Old 10-24-2008, 01:59 AM   #9
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The typical reason for the Error 15 message is incorrectly typed information in the grub menu.lst configuration file.

For example, if the configuration file lists "/boot/boot/grub/" instead of the correct location of "boot/grub/" then the result is "file not found.

Similarly, if the path is correct but the file name is typed incorrectly, then again the file cannot be found. For example, remember that grub counts devices starting with zero and not one. If your kernel image is located in a separate boot partition, and that partition is the first partition on the disk (hda1), then with respect to grub the location is (hd0,0)/vmlinuz.

Conversely, the numbering scheme changes when referring to the root drive. The syntax root=/dev/hda2 is correct but if my root partition is actually on hda3, then grub once again falters.

Grub is a decent boot loader, but like any computer software program, be sure to type everything correctly.
thank you sir.. i`m appreciate your guide..
 
Old 10-24-2008, 06:56 PM   #10
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if you post your /boot/grub/menu.lst here we may be able to help
 
  


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