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Old 03-09-2006, 12:59 AM   #1
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Distribution: Fedora Core 4, Debian
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my fedora core 4 cant load my grub

hi guys,

i just wanna ask how to fix my grub problem?

my problem is, when i start my computer and boot to grub i cant see the grub menu and only grub show me the grub command promt.

like this:

GNU GRUB version 0.95 (639k lower / 1047488 upper memory)

[ Minimal BASH-like line editing is suported. For the First word, TAB
list the posible command completion. Anywhere else tab list the posible
completions of a device/filename,]

after that i read the thread from fedora that i can use the native installation using root (hd0,0) but doesnt work. and i also try to install in rescue mode.

i enter the following command:

Insert The Fedora Core Disk 1

linux rescue


chroot /mnt/sysimage
fdisk -l

/dev/hda1 * 1 13 104391 83 linux
/dev/hda2 14 9729 78843990 8e Linux LVM

grub-install /dev/hda
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 does not have any corresponding BIOS drive

grub-install /dev/hda1
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 does not have any corresponding BIOS drive
how can i fix this problem?

thank you all
Old 03-09-2006, 06:35 PM   #2
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What type of processor do you have in your computer?
Also is there any particular reason you're using fedora Core 1 as opposed to the latest release?

Old 03-09-2006, 07:51 PM   #3
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Distribution: FC6 FC7 F8
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Try the linux rescue method again and type
grub>find /boot/grub/stage1
and then type your
setup("results of above cmd")


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