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Old 04-30-2008, 02:34 PM   #1
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loadin plese wait. brub . error 15

Hi I'm new to linux.
I have a problem.I buy a copy of ubuntu 7.04,I install it fine then i try setup to connect to my wireless router to the internet it freez solid.i had to shutdown with the button.

Now i get a error 15. What i an to do.
help a.s.a.p. thank you.
C J.
Old 04-30-2008, 07:05 PM   #2
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Grub Error 15 : File not found
This error is returned if the specified file name cannot be found,
but everything else (like the disk/partition info) is OK.
The disk and partition information in the grub configuration are OK, but the file grub is looking for (either the kernel image or the initrd image) is/are incorrect.

To correct this, we need to see the Ubuntu menu entry in /boot/grub/menu.lst, and the contents of the /boot directory.

Boot Ubuntu from the cd. Mount the partition in which you installed Ubuntu. Assuming it's the first partition of the first drive, the Ubuntu running from the cd would see it at /dev/sda1 with a mount point of /mnt/sda1. The command to mount the partition, in a console, is 'mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1' (without quotes).

Then cd to /mnt/sda1/grub. Give the command: sudo cat menu.lst. Copy (write it on paper if you need to) the Ubuntu menu entry that starts with 'title Ubuntu'. It's probably three lines: title Ubuntu, kernen ....., initrd .... Write them down exactly as they appear.

Then give the command: ls /mnt/sda1/boot. Write down the filenames for vmlinuz and initrd exactly as they appear. If there is a difference between what shows in /boot and what's in the file /boot/grub/menu.lst, then correct menu.lst to agree with the filenames in /boot.

To edit /boot/grub/menu.lst, you must have root authority, so use the command: sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst to open the file with gedit. Then make your corrections and save the file,

Then try a reboot to see if it worked. If not, write down any errors and report them here.

Note: I'm assuming that you installed Ubuntu with the gnome desktop environment and are using gedit as the default editor.
Old 05-01-2008, 08:20 PM   #3
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Angry errno 5 input/output error

after I put dvd in,it load to the screen.I click on accessories, terminal. ubuntu@ubuntucame up.I typeing instuctor.But it keep saying no such files or directory.
Try it other way, it say only root can do that .

So I click on the install icon,fill all field.instlation
system copying files up 32 percent then it fail as befor.

The install encountered on error copying files to hard disk. ERRNO 5) input/output error.
this particular error is aften due to faulty cd-dvddisk or drive or faulty hard disk, it may help to clean the cd/dvd to burn the cd/dvd at a lower speed. or clean lens.
To check whether the hard disk is old and need of replacemint.

I buy the dvd fromweb site, cd-rom is fine, I clean the dvd the lens. The hard disk is 7 years old was running winwows me, Iclick on somthing that give this error report. lot of foldercame up. Target show 3 of those folder. CD-ROM, INITRD.IMG.VMLINUZ. Showan arrow from on the top of the folder point up.

BY the way when i install ubuntu. I use the entertir drive. Do you think my hard disk is shot?

I never realize lenex givso much problem until I reed sum of those Q and A.

Any help would be welcome.
C J.


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