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Old 12-19-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation GRUB goes to rescue mode new instalation


i just installed Ubuntu 7.10 from a live cd, now when i go to boot it grub drops into rescue mode and won't boot an OS, i can boot my Live CD fine and i can boot ubuntu using a grub boot floppy, i've tried re-installing GRUB and had no change plz help!!!
 
Old 12-19-2007, 09:29 PM   #2
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i just installed Ubuntu 7.10 from a live cd, now when i go to boot it grub drops into rescue mode and won't boot an OS, i can boot my Live CD fine and i can boot ubuntu using a grub boot floppy, i've tried re-installing GRUB and had no change plz help!!!
What error number does grub give you before dropping into rescue mode? Check your file /boot/grub/menu.lst to see if the settings are correct.

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Old 12-19-2007, 09:32 PM   #3
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Something like that happened to me too. It turned out that the installer had failed to create an initrd... Or rather, there was an initrd but it had a .bak extension, which had to be removed first.
 
Old 12-20-2007, 09:10 AM   #4
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it was giving me error 18 b4 i reloaded grub then it stared going into rescue mode with no error number, the problem was fixed by re-installing ubuntu anyway.
 
Old 12-20-2007, 09:17 AM   #5
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Sometimes, software and OSs are fixed with a reinstall. Crazy, huh?
 
Old 12-26-2007, 04:31 AM   #6
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nah it was me messin around with the basic install, my stupidity
 
  


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