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Old 08-04-2009, 05:12 PM   #1
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Question Grub Installation and Partition Errors during OpenSuse Linux 11.1 Install


During a standard install this error is produced:

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Error Occurred While Installing GRUB

Minimal BASH- like line editing is supported. For the first word. TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere esle TAB lists the possible completions of a divice/filename]

grub > setup--stage2= /boot/grub/stage2--force-iba (hd0,3)(hd0,5)
  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
  Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs-stage1-5" exists... yes
  Running "embeded/boot/grub/e2fs-stage1-5 (hd0,3)"... failed (this is not fatal)
  Running "intall--force-iba-stage2= /boot/grub/stage2/boot/grub/stage2/boot/grub/stage1 (hd0,3 /boot/grub/stage2 p /boot/grub/menue.1st"... failed

Error 22: No such Partition

grub > quite
Since I am new to linux I am begging you to tell me what this means and how it can be rectified, so that I have have my Suse Linux system up and running again!

Thanks,
I appreciate your help in advance,
James

P.S- I did a media check on the newly downloaded iso cd I burned before installing.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 07:38 PM   #2
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Which download did you use, the DVD, Multi-CD, or Internet Install version? Can you boot it using the install disk & selecting "Boot from hard disk".

You should be able to use it to fix the problem. Put the CD/DVD in, boot to it and select "Repair installed system". On the next screen select "Expert Tools", then "Install new bootloader" - I think that's the one it may be "Repair boot loader".

It should give you a screen showing all the bootable partitions. You can manually edit this if it is wrong.
 
Old 08-05-2009, 03:32 AM   #3
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Hi Sidiq,

Thanks for your response. This time I downloaded the iso version and burned this to DVD. I had the same problem with my previuos DVD, so I presume it is something to do with my system and the partitions. The repair tool doesn't fix the problem automatically, and I don't know how to edit the boot screen.

I am presented with a "section editor" that contains the following information:

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Setion Name: Suse Linux
Optional Kernal Commandline Parameter: repair=1 resume=/dev/disk/by-id/ata-Hitachi_HTSS41680J9SA00_SB2204SGCVWRME-part5 splash=silent showopts
Kernal Image: /boot/vmlinuz
Initial RAM Disk: /boot/initrd
Root Device: WRME-part
VGA Mode: 0x361

Section Name: Failsafe
Optional Kernal Commandline Parameter: showopts ide =nodm amp=off noresume edd=off powersaved=off nohz =off highres=off processor.max-cstate=1x11failsafe
Kernal Image: /boot/initrd
Root Device: WRME-part
VGA Mode: 0x361
From my previous error does it tell you what is wrong with the partitions? Which partition is it looking for that doens't exits?

Thanks,
James
 
Old 08-06-2009, 05:05 PM   #4
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Just for sake anyone Googling this topic and finding this page, I managed to boot Linux through the SuperGrub boot disk. So once you can boot into your systme it may be the case of modifyin the files in your desktop environment.
 
Old 08-14-2009, 04:36 PM   #5
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Finally the answer has been found!

http://forums.opensuse.org/install-b...ml#post2025344
 
  


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