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Old 08-30-2005, 11:03 AM   #1
tempelguardian
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Yet another GRUB problem..


Whenever I try to boot win, I get a "unknown file system" error in GRUB;
"Unknown file system, partition 0x7"
after setting the root(hd1,0).
NOTE: I use 2 hdds; one temp @ pata (which comes before my regular sata).

Is there any way to fix that problem without erasing the entire hdd?


Thanks.
 
Old 08-30-2005, 11:22 AM   #2
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You may have a typo, there is a gap between the t and the ( in the root command.

If you made a type in the question, but no typo in the menu, then grub is looking at a unrecongisable partition.

as you can not boot into windows reboot into linux and open a terminal and type su then the root password
then the command grub and then issue various root commands trying to find your options.

read my trouble shooter if that helps
 
Old 08-30-2005, 11:29 AM   #3
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Ahhh thanks man!
 
  


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