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Old 11-09-2004, 12:20 PM   #1
coffeedemon
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boot stops at GRUB GRUB linux never boots


I just installed Slackware 10. When I boot a computer it POSTS, checks for a bootable CD or floppy then outputs "GRUB GRUB" and just sits there. It is not a command prompt or anything. Thanks for any help.
 
Old 11-09-2004, 12:29 PM   #2
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Try to boot with a rescue cd and reinstall grub, by mounting your slackware root partition and run each
commands prefixed with 'chroot /mnt/hd' (if /mnt/hd is the place where root partition is mounted)
like ' chroot /mnt/hd grub-install /dev/hda ' if you want to reinstall grub in /dev/hda MBR
 
Old 11-09-2004, 12:51 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply. I tried "chroot /mnt/hd grub-installer /dev/hdc2"

I get "chroot: cannot run the command 'grub-installer': no such file or directory"
 
Old 11-09-2004, 01:00 PM   #4
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You have to download and install grub package, I think.
http://www.slackware.com/pb/searchfi...ring=grub&w=on

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Did you try :
chroot /mnt/hd /sbin/grub-install /dev/hdc2

Last edited by Cedrik; 11-09-2004 at 01:01 PM.
 
Old 11-09-2004, 02:20 PM   #5
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That was not the solution but it helped me figure it out. Thanks man.
 
  


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