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Old 02-06-2005, 05:37 PM   #1
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Trouble booting GRUB from floppy...

In a thread below I was having problems with booting from a SCSI card and it was suggested that I try booting GRUB from a floppy instead.

Well.... I followed the directions for creating a bootable floppy with GRUB on it and I get the following message at boot:

GRUB Loading Stage2Geom Error

Any idea what gives?

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Old 02-06-2005, 05:41 PM   #2
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There is a problem with stage2 . You could use the stage2 which comes on the RIP linux livecd.
Old 02-07-2005, 09:14 AM   #3
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homey I hope you are right otherwise its a oops for me.

my opinion is that there may be an issue with the kernel not having scsi compiled in rather than as a module or built into a ramdisk image.

Anyhow to make a good grub floppy try my howto....or the cdr way

can you advise if any of our suggestions worked please for other users? thanks


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