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Old 08-23-2006, 05:20 PM   #1
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grub loads too much


Hi i have noticed lately that when grubs starts loading my linux. it takes too much time to start loading the os . For make it clearer. When the grub's timers expires (default os is linux) i can see for 10-15 secs the booting parameters on screen.. Dring this period the hard disk led is always on. I was wondering if that means that i am gonna soon face any hard disk failure
 
Old 08-24-2006, 10:29 AM   #2
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yeah thats what my GRUB did when my boot drive died, so your HDD is probably not long for the world.
 
Old 08-24-2006, 02:39 PM   #3
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Crap.. u are not serious.. Oh my god plz gus give me syggestions!!! Everything seems to be fine except the big time that i can see the booting parameters. Plz any suggestions?
 
Old 08-24-2006, 07:31 PM   #4
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come on guys plz reply... What should i do if mbr fails.. Plz reply this is not a joke i assume
 
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The chances of the MBR failing are pretty slim - you quickly bounce from there to the stage files. The odds are you have a problem elsewhere - doesn't really matter though if the disk is failing.
As for the solution, see my sig ...

Edit: Just re-read the opening post. If you get the bootmenu, and the problem occurs after that, it definitely isn't the MBR.
Get started on those backups

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Old 08-25-2006, 02:06 PM   #6
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So my harddisk will be fine right?
 
Old 08-25-2006, 05:34 PM   #7
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No-one has said that.
It might keep going for (quite) a while, it might fail at any time.
Same as any disk.
 
  


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