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Old 01-19-2010, 03:43 PM   #1
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desktop wont boot

i was trying to put Backtrack 4 USB/Persistent

i stopped at "Install Nessus" part to test it out and booted and it said itwasnt bootable. so i took out the usb drive and booted my pc liek normal..........and now after the bios comes up all i get is this
this is all i get wont go past this screen
GNU GRUB version 1.97~beta 4
[Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. for the first word, TAB list possible command completions. Anywhere else Tab list possible device/file completion.]


it wont go past this screen.

the my data is still there is a 160 HD dual boot...100gs windows and 60 ubuntu 9.10......i slaved this hd onto another drive and im able to acces the data from both windows and ubuntu 9.10
Old 01-19-2010, 03:55 PM   #2
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if you have a ubuntu 9.10 livecd/usb

boot it up nopersistent (the default)
and you gotta chroot in and do update-grub
se heer Grub 2 via LiveCD
Old 01-20-2010, 05:06 AM   #3
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now i get a menu with this at the top that can choose between memtest and this at the top GNU GRUB version 1.97~beta 4


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