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Old 03-02-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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Error 17 in GRUB

Hey guys im a total n00b to linux and i installed it successfully. I didn't really think and deleted the partition it was on.

Now when i try to boot up it goes to the GRUB and i get error 17.

I try to boot from the live CD but when i get to the linux desktop nothing works.(i cant move my mouse or use my keyboard) I think its freezing. I have no idea of what to do.

Someone please help! lol

please remember that im a total noob.
Old 03-03-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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grub is a bootloader and it needs more booting files to actually do its stuff....just like ntldr but only better.

what do you mean by deleting....what was the partition called?

was it all of your linux or just one partition of it?

2) booting a live independent of what operating system is on the hard drive.
please consider splitting those questions.

name your live cd.....and name your hard drive deleted.

you may have to re-install depending on your answer to part 1.


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