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Old 07-19-2007, 02:08 PM   #1
charleswallace
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SuSE 10.2 Install Problem - Reboots to a grub prompt


I'm installing SuSE 10.2 on a new drive. It does CDs 1-3 fine, reboots, but then puts up this message:

"GNU version 0.97 [(#K) lower/(#K) upper memory]
[BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename.]
GRUB>"

How do I get it to continue on with the install?

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Old 07-19-2007, 04:09 PM   #2
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The additional cds may not be required: they contain mainly language packs and some of the more uncommon windows managers. With only three cds - providing they installed fine - you should have a fully functional system.

I'm not clear what is wrong with GRUB though. It should present you with a menu, which obviously you aren't getting. That could mean many things: maybe GRUB wasn't intalled properly, or the system is having trouble figuring out your disk order, or maybe the whole thing failed to install well. Try booting from the first cd again, it should allow you to boot Suse off the hard disk - if that works, then it's only GRUB that needs some tweaking.
 
  


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