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Old 10-03-2005, 02:33 PM   #1
blackdragonblood
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Booting issues


I was logging in when my system hanged. I decieded to reboot. Now I get an error message that says, "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER." I tried the resuce option to reinstall grub, but nothing mounted under /mnt/sysimage.
 
Old 10-03-2005, 04:06 PM   #2
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Booting issues

Hello,

It's something like a HD problem. Don't you HD make some noice ?
You can try to boot with a live boot or rescue cd and look at the hd content.
Are you files still on the hd or is the hd damaged ?

If the system don't recognize the hd anymore (bios and os) you have a material problem.
If you are able to detect and access the disk's partitions, you have a chance to try reinstall the bootloader.
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Old 10-03-2005, 09:13 PM   #3
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Live CD Distro didn't mount anything. I'll replace the hd. Thx for your help.
 
Old 10-03-2005, 11:49 PM   #4
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Man, I've been there before and it's not a comfortable place. I feel for you, REALLY!! Here's hoping you have some fairly recent Backups..
 
Old 10-04-2005, 06:21 PM   #5
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Luck for me, I backup weekly.
 
  


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