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Getting error 15 when I try to boot Ubuntu Frihost Forum Index -> Computers -> Computer Problems and Support DoctorBeaver I was installing Ubuntu from CD and we had a I just rebooted. See fstab(5). # # proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 # / was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=c133a9f1-d134-4add-811d-928d59336098 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 =================== sda5: Location of files loaded by Grub: lockalternative=true ## lockalternative=false # lockalternative=false ## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the ## alternatives ## e.g. this contact form

I can't even access the BIOS to change the boot disk before it happens. Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support Installation & Upgrades [ubuntu] 8.04 - Grub Error I want to say before I start that I don't care about anything but retrieving the info from my ubuntu home drive and geting ubuntu working again. No 2: boot into Ubuntu. http://www.frihost.com/forums/vt-105437.html

but I'm not 100% sure) and that was suggesting that I had a problem which needed fscking.... Is the following link helpful to you? "error 15: File not found" - openSUSE Forums. Let me know how it goes. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Numbering starts from 0, and # the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used. # # You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search I stupidly didn't back up much beforehand. This usually happens when one has been manipulating partitions, resulting in /boot/grub/menu.lst pointing to the wrong partition for grub stage 1.5.

This website should be used for informational purposes only. It has 2 CD/DVD drives - 1 is read only, the other is RW. The only version that doesn't need the BIOS changed has to be installed from a Linux PC. Jun 12, 2009 at 3:53 pm Damien saysPerhaps you want to try with the Ubuntu Live CD rather than the SuperGrub Disc?

crashdump=1 # crashdump=0 ## default grub root device ## e.g. Any guidance, including advice about a better place to post this, would be greatly appreciated. -Paul drkayak View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find Make sure you understand this if it’s /dev/hda1 in your system then you ‘ll use (hd0,0). Reply With Quote 22-Jul-2009,21:15 #5 caf4926 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles Global Moderator Join Date Jun 2008 Location The English Lake District.

Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment. However, I noticed its not mounting the swap partition now. Now it doesn't boot from my hard disk, and hangs as follows: Verifying DMI Pool Data .... Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: 8.04 - Grub Error 15 After Installation (mdadm raid) Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid

It's definitely something that happened to the PC when the install got interrupted by the power cut. weblink To unlock all features and tools, a purchase is required. I ended up reinstalling Ubuntu 8.04 and restoring my files from backups. This article contains information that shows you how to fix Ubuntu 8.04 Grub Error 15 both (manually) and (automatically) , In addition, this article will help you troubleshoot some common error

Re: Incorrect partitions and ERROR 15 « Reply #2 on: 2008/07/05, 21:08:23 pm » Quote from: relativistic on 2008/06/28, 21:54:20 pmNow when I ask for a list of partitions in SGD, Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks ! Now I'm booted into a gparted livecd and moving all my partitions to the right so I can expand my /boot partition to 180MB, which I hope is enough. http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-error-23-ubuntu.html Logged adrian15 Administrator Hero Member Posts: 833 Please test Rescatux and report back feedback...

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then you SHOULD be able to backup any vital data.... timeout 3 ## hiddenmenu # Hides the menu by default (press ESC to see the menu) hiddenmenu # Pretty colours #color cyan/blue white/blue ## password ['--md5'] passwd # If used in I need ubuntu for work. It was because XP trashed out totally that I decided to switch it to Linux.

Also, before I had at least 5 partitions. Making sda2 shorter with fdisk is difficult: you have to recreate it and all the logical partitions inside, and be sure to note sector numbers instead of coarse cylinder numbers. Posts: 3,398 Blog Entries: 1 Rep: Your system look alright to me. http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-error-15-ubuntu-12-04.html I would like to avoid going to back to M$)...

Here is my current setup/partitions: Code: IDE3 master (hde) - 40GB #1 primary 40GB raid IDE4 master (hdg) - 20GB #1 primary 20GB raid SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda) - 160GB #1 primary During the graphical install I went to Advanced options and set it to install grub onto sdc3, the /boot partition, and I have the bootable flag enabled for that partition as check if the files vmlinuz-2.6.27-11-generic and initrd.img-2.6.27-11-generic are available in /boot . why?

alternative=true ## alternative=false # alternative=true ## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options ## e.g. Xavi (xavidp) said on 2009-04-26: #11 Hi again: Ubuntu 9.04 seems to have some trouble handling fat32 partitions... AftershockVibe Sorry DoctorBeaver, I thought Quote: I tried to install again from scratch but although the CD drive is accessed I get exactly the same error. After reporting this, I'll do my best to recover that grub menu.lst somehow, but if you have any hint on how to do it properly, I would greatly appreciate it.

I disconnedted my 4x 1TB drives, leaving only the System drive, and it fired right up. aparently it really screwed up.6.Okay... and Stone age probably would also solved the question... We had this problem before.

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